Case Management Conference
After the Defendant files an Answer, the judge will set a hearing for the parties to appear in court within 90 days. This hearing is called the “Case Management Conference.” Read on for more information about the purpose of this hearing, when it will happen, and what to expect.
Motions (and Oppositions) for Temporary Orders
It may take a while until your case is finished and the judge enters all the final orders. If there are some issues that you would like the judge to sort out while you are waiting for the final order (such as custody, child support, DNA tests, alimony, and who will live in the house), you can find information on this page about how to get temporary orders in place, and how to respond to a motion for temporary orders filed against you.
If you and the other party are not able to settle your issues and reach a full agreement, the judge will have to set an “Evidentiary Hearing” or a “Trial.” If the judge sets an evidentiary hearing or a trial in your case, you can find information on this page about how to prepare, documents to file, and what to expect.