Q: I had a Pende lite with an Order to Show Cause granted by the Supreme Court Judge overseeing my divorce.
The court date the Judge gave is July 12. One of the emergency conditions was having my husband pay my legal fees. The others were Temporary Maintenance for me and my son. I am in a terrible position as a was never granted any form of financial relief or any other assistance from the old judge and the driest attorney. Do I have to wait until July 12 to get what the Judge granted?
A: It sounds as if a motion for pendete lite relief was filed. What that means is that you are asking for all of those things but they have not yet been granted. Unfortunately, the courts are still working on limited schedules due to the pandemic so you will have to wait until July to see what happens. Keep in mind, that it is unlikely that you will get a decision on the motion on July 12 as the Judge has at least 60 days to make a decision.
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