Q: serving a filed motion
If a person files a motion pro se to suspend parenting time, are they obligated to serve the opposing party? What if the opposing party doesn’t find out about the motion until after the order has been granted?
A: Proper service of the Motion MUST be given to the opposing party. It is unlikely that the judge would enter an Order without evidence of the necessary Notice that should have been given. If an Order does get entered, and the other party doesn't find out about it until afterwards, he or she can come to court and easily have the Order nullified.
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