Texas State District Judge has awarded $3 million to an Austin couple's divorce
lawyers. The case hasn't even gone to trial yet.
to documentation, the money will go for accountants and other experts once the
case gets to trial. The Lacours own a large car accessory business, and the
value of the estate is in question. The
$3 million will be split between both the husband's and the wife's lawyers.
Covington defended her decision by saying, "I might have chosen to spend
my dollar a different way, but that isn't what I had to decide. I was confident
that the work being done, or proposed to be done, was useful."