Q: Pendelite motion decision is on friday 13th.
husband filed for divorced . i replied back with answer and counterclaim. I filed for Pendente lite motion but he did not reply to that motion. I had requested oral argument. but i was told there will be no oral argument. Judge will decide on papers.
How is it going to affect my case?
when will Judge issue the order?
What if my spouse refuse to comply with judge order?
A: Oral argument rarely if ever determines if how motions are won or lost. What you really need to do is to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney. You are emotionally involved, you are not a trained attorney and no matter how well educated you are, you cannot represent yourself. Abe Lincoln once said, "An attorney who represents himself (now herself as well) has a fool for a client". I wish you the best of luck, but you are going to need to retain counsel after this.
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