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I am in a predicament where I have filed for divorce in

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Dear Sir/Madam,
I am in a predicament where I have filed for divorce in April. My husband holds all of our finances, has assets of roughly £50M and an income of roughly £240k pa. He has paid only £250 pw maintenance since my breakdown in 2008 when he left me and withdrew funds, sold the country house and contents but I received none.
He is refusing to pay my legal fees, and I have no funds to cover them. If my litigation loan does not go through, how do I apply for a judgement for him to cover my fees? How much will this cost?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first.

Which part of the Uk are you both in and how far has the divorce reached?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
H is in London and I now live in Hampshire.
Not yet at Form E stage. I have run out money, he is refusing to pay my fees and still expects me to live on £1.46.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
an hour that is.
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

has a Petition been issued and have your current solicitors discussed interim spouse maintenance with you?