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Your description of the case progress does not sound right at all. I have never canceled a hearing or reported an agreement was reached to the Court until the agreement is signed by all parties and counsel and is in hand. This is to avoid the exact delay tactics you have experienced. I can understand how that could happen once, but not multiple times or for as long as you have described.
I am surprised that your attorney has allowed this to go on for as long as it has. I do not like to critique other attorneys when I am not familiar with all of the facts. However, your situation seems like an experienced family law attorney should be aware of and able to avoid or minimize. I would strongly suggest seeking a second opinion to review the history of the case and the course of the litigation.
I hope that this information is helpful and I wish you the best of luck.