Kate Gosselin wearing a funny hat at the 137th Kentucky Derby. (Michael Loccisano/GETTY IMAGES)

Sylvia Lafair said she traveled to Los Angeles in March 2009 to counsel Gosselin and her then-husband, Jon Gosselin. The couple finalized their nasty divorce in late 2009. Lafair, who heads the company Creative Energy Options in White Haven, Pa., sued Gosselin after she didn’t receive payment for her services or travel expenses. The “Kate Plus 8” star testified she never had a contract with the Lafair’s company, but Magisterial District Judge Gerald Feissner ruled otherwise May 13.

A lawyer for the average mom turned tabloid subject turned “Dancing With the Stars”contestant said an appeal was filed Tuesday.