I don't know how to check the following questions off:
#2 Discovery: what is it & how do I know if it has been finished or not, and if not, what needs to be done.
#3 Declarations of Disclosure: I provided an attachment with my initial petition & summons listing what I believe I own. Is that a Preliminary Declaration of Disclosure?
#4 What is Bifurcation of Issues and do I want it given that we have no children or shared property of any kind but he has requested that spousal support paid to him be discussed at our case management conference?
#5 Do I want a settlement officer conference if I don't think my spouse will come to an agreement?
#6 How will I know how our trial will take?
#7 I don't know if I need to have Expert Witnesses
Family Law Attorney
If you insist on a trial you need to know all this. Go to the self help desk at the nearest court house.
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