Attorney's fees refers to the costs associated with hiring and being represented by an attorney in court, to be assessed throughout the duration of dissolution of marriage (divorce) or dissolution of civil union case.
the income and property of both parties
the earning capacity of each party, and any potential impairments to the future earning capacity of each party
the standard of living of both parties during the marriage or civil union
the expected amount of attorney's fees; and
If you experience a substantial change in financial circumstances AFTER attorney's fees have been ordered, you may be able to modify the (martial) settlement agreement.