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Date: 03-10-2024

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Amy Motlagh v. Suan Missaghieh-Motlagh

Case Number: 20CL000661C

Judge: Olga Alvarez

Court: Superior Court, San Diego County, California

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Appellant Amy Motlagh, as personal representative for the estate of Frank Motlagh (Husband), appeals an order granting the requests of respondent Susan Missaghieh-Motlagh (Wife) for awards of temporary spousal support and pendente lite attorney fees and costs in their marital dissolution proceeding.[1] On appeal, Husband contends that the trial court erred by: (1) denying his request for an evidentiary hearing pursuant to Family Code[2] section 217; (2) refusing to consider evidence of the parties' financial condition, needs, and abilities to pay; (3) awarding Wife temporary spousal support retroactive to April 1, 2020; and (4) disregarding section 4320 factors in determining its award to Wife of pendente lite attorney fees and costs.

In re Marriage of Motlagh, D080859 (Cal. App. Feb 23, 2024)

Outcome: Affirmed

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