A husband earning roughly 100 times more than his wife must pay her counsel $75,000 in interim fees, a Brooklyn appeals panel has ruled, reversing a Long Island judge who denied the wife’s requested relief.

In Prichep v. Prichep, 28727/08, the Appellate Division, 2nd Department held that Supreme Court Justice Joseph C. Pastoressa of Suffolk County “articulated no reason” for denying pretrial motions by Patti Prichep seeking interim counsel fees from her husband, Robert.

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