If spouse dies can I still claim Florida divorce attorney’s fees??
In the event of the death of either party, the court no longer holds jurisdiction over the divorce. However, the court may still hold the authority to grant an award of attorney’s fees. The estate of the deceased party may be ordered to pay attorney’s fees to the other party if the motion requesting the award was issued prior to the death. This works both ways, as the deceased party’s estate may receive an award of attorney’s after his/her death.