If your matter is deemed an emergency, it can be heard on the spot. However, you need to provide notice to your husband. If you do not, you will certainly receive a new hearing date. You might get a new hearing date in any event., depending upon the court docket, your allegations, etc. The fact that your husband has asked for time to get an attorney might be your downfall. Your husband - is entitled - as you are - to have an attorney. The court might put off any hearnig until then, regardless of the nature of your motion.
get a copy of the entire court file from the court clerk. take it to a lawyer for real advice. we cannot help you much here.
you could notice an emergency motion for visits. this is not an easy thing to do without a lawyer.
I agree with other counsel. At a minimum you should seek advice and consultation and there are several free advice desks such as CARPLS Legal Aid hotline call 312-738-9200
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