I just filed a petition for child support. I was wondering how long it takes to get a court date. when does my daughters father get the notice that i have filed? Will he get something in the mail or is it a subpoena,
Family Law Attorney
When you get a court date depends on the court docket. He will be served by the clerk's office and when he gets served depends on when they place it in the mail. He will receive a summons to appear together with the petition.
If you were given the petition to serve the father, then the date to appear should be on the petition. The effective date for support will be retroactive to the filing date of the petition.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
If you filed in Nassau County it will take about 3 weeks to get the papers with your court date. The court will mail him a summons to come to court.
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