Form DV-O 120.1 Interim Fee Award Order - Illinois

Form DV-O120.1 is a Illinois Circuit Court form also known as the "Interim Fee Award Order". The latest edition of the form was released in February 1, 2016 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the Form DV-O120.1 down below or find it on Illinois Circuit Court Forms website.

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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be used in all Illinois Circuit Courts.
For Court Use Only
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
INTERIM FEE AWARD ORDER
CIRCUIT COURT
 Pre-Judgment
COUNTY
Post-Judgment
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
v.
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
non-evidentiary hearing  an evidentiary hearing was held on the Petition of
 Petitioner
 Respondent seeking an award of interim attorney’s fees and costs pursuant to 750 ILCS 5/501(c-1); the court has
jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter; the court reviewed the Petition, affidavit(s) and responsive pleading, if
any, and considered all relevant factors; the court finds:
A.  The party from whom attorney’s fees and costs are sought has the financial ability to pay reasonable
amounts, and the party seeking attorney’s fees and costs lacks sufficient assets or income to pay reasonable
amounts.  Alternatively, both parties lack financial ability or access to assets or income for reasonable
attorney's fees and costs.
B. This award of interim attorney’s fees and costs to the petitioning party is reasonable and in an amount
necessary to enable that party to participate adequately in the litigation.
C. This interim fee award is  by agreement of the parties  not by agreement of the parties.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. An interim fee award of $
is entered in favor of  Petitioner
 Respondent, to be paid by
 Petitioner
 Respondent or, in cases of disgorgement, by
(Attorney or
to the petitioning party's counsel for reasonable fees and costs within
days.
Law Firm)
2. The assessment of any interim fee award is without prejudice to any final allocation and without prejudice as
to any claim or right of either party or any counsel of record at the time of the award.
3. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, interim awards, and all other payments by each party to counsel
and related payments to third parties, shall be deemed to have been advances from the parties' marital estate.
4. Any portion of any interim award constituting an overpayment shall be remitted back to the appropriate party(s)
or, alternatively, to successor counsel, as the court determines and directs after notice.
5. Other:
ENTERED:
Judge
Date
DV-O 1201.1
Page 1 of 1
(02/16)
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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be used in all Illinois Circuit Courts.
For Court Use Only
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
INTERIM FEE AWARD ORDER
CIRCUIT COURT
 Pre-Judgment
COUNTY
Post-Judgment
Petitioner (First, middle, last name)
v.
Respondent (First, middle, last name)
Case Number
non-evidentiary hearing  an evidentiary hearing was held on the Petition of
 Petitioner
 Respondent seeking an award of interim attorney’s fees and costs pursuant to 750 ILCS 5/501(c-1); the court has
jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter; the court reviewed the Petition, affidavit(s) and responsive pleading, if
any, and considered all relevant factors; the court finds:
A.  The party from whom attorney’s fees and costs are sought has the financial ability to pay reasonable
amounts, and the party seeking attorney’s fees and costs lacks sufficient assets or income to pay reasonable
amounts.  Alternatively, both parties lack financial ability or access to assets or income for reasonable
attorney's fees and costs.
B. This award of interim attorney’s fees and costs to the petitioning party is reasonable and in an amount
necessary to enable that party to participate adequately in the litigation.
C. This interim fee award is  by agreement of the parties  not by agreement of the parties.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. An interim fee award of $
is entered in favor of  Petitioner
 Respondent, to be paid by
 Petitioner
 Respondent or, in cases of disgorgement, by
(Attorney or
to the petitioning party's counsel for reasonable fees and costs within
days.
Law Firm)
2. The assessment of any interim fee award is without prejudice to any final allocation and without prejudice as
to any claim or right of either party or any counsel of record at the time of the award.
3. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, interim awards, and all other payments by each party to counsel
and related payments to third parties, shall be deemed to have been advances from the parties' marital estate.
4. Any portion of any interim award constituting an overpayment shall be remitted back to the appropriate party(s)
or, alternatively, to successor counsel, as the court determines and directs after notice.
5. Other:
ENTERED:
Judge
Date
DV-O 1201.1
Page 1 of 1
(02/16)
SAVE FORM
PRINT FORM
RESET FORM

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