I am sure you understand that no attorney on this site can look into the mind of your judge and tell you why the judge did what she did. This is especially so where we cannot possibly know all of the facts and background of the case.
Since you have an attorney, you should address these question to him or her. It would be inappropriate for us to interfere with that important attorney-client relationship by providing advice and counsel that may or may not be inconsistent with your attorney.
Good luck to you.
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I agree with counsel. I'm sorry that you're going through this. If you already have an attorney it would be more appropriate to ask your lawyer's opinion as to this issue who knows your case. In addition, did the judge put their reasoning on the record. I also agree with counsel that no lawyer can get inside the head of a judge and tell you what a judge is thinking or the reasons why a judge ruled on an issue in your case. You can get a transcript or ask your lawyer for their professional opinion.
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You should speak with your attorney to discuss what happened. She likely has an interest in having that conversation with you as well.
Best of luck
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