The lead lawyer who helped obtain a $660 million clergy abuse settlement in Los Angeles is now engaged in a long-running legal battle with his former spouse over her right to a split of his attorney fees in the case, estimated at $13 million.The linked Los Angeles Times article includes this from Mr. Boucher.
Lawyer Ray Boucher estimates the divorce case has cost $8 million in legal bills, leading to his decision to file bankruptcy last year... .
"'It's hard for me to go to court anymore,' he said. 'When people talk about the failures of the justice system, he said, he now can relate. 'And that's a taste I would prefer not to have.'"