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The character of the plaintiff, their observation of the relationship being loving and caring over years with no sign or ever a conversation about mental abuse. Basically the defendant is claiming mental cruelty since the private investigators have definitive video and witnessed her sexual relations with the paramour thus this counter claim is an attempt to show cause for the adultery.
Thanks. Just for clarity, "at the end of your case" does that mean before the defendant presents their counter claims?
If they objected to certain exhibits and I responded, are theses argued before my case begins or as each exhibit is brought forth?
Thank you. One last follow up.
In the original complaint, I requested joint custody. However, since the complaint the defendant has had a second boyfriend and made a series of poor financial decisions that I don't want these factors adversely affecting our 15 year old daughter. Our 21 year old daughter completely supports if I retain sole custody. So how/when can I change my complaint to request sole custody. I understand that the hearing tomorrow is a equitable distribution and divorce grounds hearing and that a custody hearing would come later. Is that right?
Are you saying that I cannot file an amended complaint adding additional adultery claims and changing my request for custody unless I first file a request for leave? I would appreciate clarification on the process.
Sorry one last question.
Is the motion to amend complaint a two week motion? Does it require setting it for the Friday docket with two weeks notice or can it be submitted with one week notice? Is it required to appear before the judge before the amended complaint is file/entered by the court?
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