Asked in Family Law for California

Q: Should I file something to request more statements? Or wait till first family resolution conference? (details below)

Hello, I have filed my declaration of disclosure, I've attached my bank statements, checking, savings, stocks, 401k etc.

Now I've received declaration of disclosure from my Wife's attorney who attached tax, w9s but no bank statements of any sorts, (no checking, savings, 401k) on FL150 form under checking and savings he simply put words 'minimal'.

Our first Family Resolution Conference is in a month.

Should I file something to request more statements?

(I couldn't find a form to do with 'request for financial statements')

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in California

A: You may need to file a related discovery motion to compel further discovery. Have you reached out to opposing counsel to request more thorough replies? There are procedural rules that are related to filing such a motion. You may consider limited scope representation as an option that is more budget friendly if you're pro se due to financial reasons. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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Andy Cook
Andy Cook
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  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Good question.

There is no official form, but you could write a letter or email requesting the information.

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