I was order by the court to pay my wife's bills with a monthly stipend. In the course of doing that I fell behind on payments to my lawyer. He will do no further work until payment is made. No problem with that. I sent him a note requesting when will work start again, after a percentage of the bill is paid or the whole thing is paid. He did not answer. Is it customary in this situation to cut contact with the client until the bill is paid?