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Legal Statutes: Missouri

UPDATED February 13, 2017

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Adult Abuse

back to top455.075. Costs and legal fees

The court may order a party to pay a reasonable amount to the other party for attorney's fees incurred prior to the commencement of the proceeding or after entry of judgment. The court shall consider all relevant factors, including the financial resources of both parties, and may order that the amount be paid directly to the attorney, who may enforce the order in his name. 
(L. 1980 S.B. 524 § 14, A.L. 2002 H.B. 1814)