Both parties are required to exchange Declarations of Disclosure (which mainly include Income and Expense Declaration and Schedule of Assets and Debts). If she hasn't done so, you can inform the Court. You can also propound discovery which requires her to respond within 30 days. If she doesn't respond to that, you can file a Motion to Compel. An experienced attorney can assist you. Best of luck!
The Family Law Facilitator within the courthouse can assist you as well. They cannot represent you court but can help you prepare pleadings. They assist on a first come, first serve basis. Best of luck!
You can remarry so long as you are legally divorced from your previous spouse, regardless of whether you kept his last name. You can also file a request for a name change if you want to change your last name to your maiden name. An experienced attorney can assist you with this if needed. Best of luck!
If you do not yet have a Judgment for your legal separation, you can amend your Petition and request a dissolution. The method for service of this Amended Petition will vary depending on whether you have served the Respondent yet. An experienced attorney can assist you with your request if needed. Best of luck!
If you already have an open action for child support (likely a separate case number from your divorce case), then the Family Court cannot take jurisdiction over the child support portion of your divorce. However, the Family Court does need to be aware of the child support action. Hopefully, you listed the child support action on your Declaration Under UCCJEA when you initially filed for divorce. In addition, you should fill out the child support portion of the Judgment packet. An experienced...
Even if you use a mediator, it is best to have independent counsel at least review your final agreement before signing. This helps strengthen your agreement and ensures that both of you are aware of your rights. Best of luck!
He will need to show the court that he has changed and that it's in your daughter's best interest to be around him unsupervised. It's unlikely that a Judge would change this order the day he gets out of prison. He'll likely need to show a pattern of responsible behavior which will include following his parole restrictions (assuming he'll have some) when he gets out. Also, if he hasn't visited with your daughter in a while, you can also ask that they participate in reunification therapy. An...
You cannot sue for emotional trauma in Family Court. However, the domestic violence may have an impact on a spousal support award from your dissolution. You should seek a consultation with a family law attorney. Best of luck!