I have several motions and actions currently in family court San Diego, and I retained an attorney(former SD city prosecutor) on a limited scope to handle a Contempt Complaint I brought. I have the retainer and a letter which both substantiate this attorney was only authorized for matters regarding contempt in which I was the moving party.
Separately, I had filed a Simplified Motion for Modification of Support (1/24/2012), in which I was Pro Per.
Unbeknownst to me and for some unknown and unexplained reason, this attorney took my Motion for Modification OFF CALENDAR...
I am now liable for almost 12 months of support @ $650/month despite a $120,000 shift in income favoring mother. I just want guideline, mother was unemployed and has been fully employed 2+ years
I have read your post twice but do not see a question. I assume you intended to ask: What do I do now?
The court has inherent power to correct clerical mistakes. Assuming the attorney had no authority to take the matter off-calendar, and the court should have known that, perhaps you can move the court for an order re-setting the matter for hearing, nunc pro tunc. You can also move for relief under C.C.P. section 473.
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I have added Family Law to your categories so you can get more anwers.
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