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Posted about 2 years ago.

Thank you for this. The "civil standby" sounds ideal. I will find and call the local LASD Office and ask them.

If not, you mention getting a Court Order - Is there a form for this, can I find a sample online, and will it be a Show Up and Ask For It deal or will this Order be the end result of a trial I will need to request? Because when I requested and got the trial the first time, it was set more than a year out.

Thank you!

Michael John Apicella
Michael John Apicella, Marriage / Prenuptials Lawyer - Petaluma, CA
Posted about 2 years ago.

You don't need to go to a "trial." Rather, the issue is set on the OSC calendar. It typically takes about a month or so for the time you file your motion until the time you get a hearing date. Again, the "facilitator's" office at your local family court can help you fill out the proper forms and file your motion.

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Posted about 2 years ago.

Thank you.

I've done the TSC (three times until the judge finally set it for trial).

Is there a form to request setting the issue on the OSC calendar?

I've tried the "facilitators" at 111 N Hill more than once, but we have no children/custody issues and that's all they would help with.

Michael John Apicella
Michael John Apicella, Marriage / Prenuptials Lawyer - Petaluma, CA
Posted about 2 years ago.

yes, there are specific judicial counsel forms, as well as important to include a declaration. There's no way to properly advise you via this comment section of the website. I'd strongly encourage you to hire a local family law lawyer that can help you draft the forms.

By the way, if your husband disputes the characterization of the property in question (i.e., he claims that the property is his separate property or community property), and the two of you can't resolve the issue short of court intervention, then the matter will need to be set on the "trial" calendar; i.e., set for status conference, then settlement conference, and if that doesn't resolve the matter, then trial.

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Posted about 2 years ago.

Thank you. I understand everything you've said.

Ownership is not in dispute for this property (but is for other property, hence my FAM-014 and my getting the now-vacated MSC and trial dates.

I understand about the forms and that they need a declaration, but can't afford an attorney.

Can you tell me the forms and their respective numbers so I can at least see what I'm up against?

Much obliged.