Divorces cannot be granted until 90 days after service of the Divorce Complaint. So yes, the date can affect things, especially if you attempted to file the Waiver and Affidavit too soon after the date of service listed.
Medical bills should have been covered in your support order. I would suggest you call Domestic Relations in your county and ask them how you can officially submit them. Keep after Domestic Relations - they can charge him with contempt and make him pay these bills, so long as there is a provision in your order for it, which there usually is. If there's not, you may want to consider modifying the support order. Another route would be to modify custody to get him to pay, since it's his fault. i...
You should have a consultation with an experienced family law attorney to go over your unique situation. By conducting a full analysis or your situation, the attorney can let you know what your chances are.
I would consult an attorney about this situation. There are a variety of options, such as calling the police and having the police examine him before handing over your child, petitioning the court for random drug tests, taking a witness with you to exchanges, etc. You should fully discuss your situation with an attorney to see which option is best for you, given all the facts of your particular case.
You should have a right to some sort of visitation or partial custody of your grandson, provided that such relationship would not interfere with his parent-child relationship. I would suggest you consult with an attorney and plan on filing a motion to join in an already existing custody action, or initiate one.
Typically, the rule of thumb usually is if your daughter is staying somewhere away from home for an overnight or two, you should provide him with the place and contact information for your daughter. Regarding field trips, you should provide him the information. However, I don't think it's necessary to give him a play by play of what she is doing every single day. Maybe notifying him once a week about what she's been doing would be good.
Additionally, please note that shared legal custody (...