In what seems to be an emerging trend following a recent decision by a Brooklyn appeals panel, another Long Island judge has awarded interim counsel fees to a non-moneyed spouse, to be paid by her income-earning husband.

In Gordon v. Gordon, 202475/06, Supreme Court Justice Randy Sue Marber of Nassau County, N.Y., ordered Laurence Gordon, who works in real estate, to pay $150,500 in interim counsel and expert fees to his wife, Lisa Gordon, an unemployed speech therapist.

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