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My ex filed for divorce and I responded into it .. but I have a court hearing on Monday regarding child custody and visitation and my ex also asked to pay his attorneys fees I cannot even afford to hire a lawyer because they charge me too high ... my 4

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Kids are living with me ages 18,17,13,11... I live in California San Francisco

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What will I do ? I know I have to appear in court but I’m scared and nervous I just want to know what will happen there since I don’t have a lawyer to represent me

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Hello! I am a licensed attorney, admitted to practice in state and federal court. I have a nearly 100% satisfaction rating (click here for more info) so all that means is that you can count on me to help today.

So, is this hearing for the final custody issue or just the pendente lite issue. Basically, is the court issuing a temporary or permanent custody and support award?

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Family Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Ok, I have to sign off for the night. If you have other questions, please, let me know. I 'll be back on around 8am PST tomorrow. Thanks so much!

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