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The plaintiff asked for a continuance of trial and discovery in my divorce case. I have worked hard to build my case for 3 months including classes I may need to take to gain rights to my son. There is no history of violence on m part. The request came from her attorney after discovery. The plaintiff spoke with an attorney the day of discovey. Hired them a week later. I have been forced to live outside my house. The property is in my ownership.
JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: Cannot afford one. She has spoken with all the affordable ones causing a conflict of interest
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?
Customer: Just whatever she is trying to turn in on discovery
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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I need to contest a discovery and trial continuance. Is there any way to stop this from being pushed out any further just because the plaintiff treated this with no regard for the court mandated time?
Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Thank you. Yes, you would need to file an objection/response to the request for the continuance. If the body of the motion, you want to explain to the court why the request should be denied and how doing so, would be prejudicial to you. Moreover, if there are any order in place right now or something which is restricting you, you could ask for that to be modified and/or imposed IF this would be granted, since you are now suffering unnecessary delay. For example, if this would keep you away from your son even longer, you want to ask to have visitation, during this continuance

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