I received a notice on 12/19 that the motion had been filed. I received a letter today (1/2) that the motion had been granted on 12/23. I was never notified when the hearing would be. Is this proper and legal? Should I have a right to be notified?
Not all motions have formal in-person hearings and many are granted as a matter of routine. Some divorces can even be completed by a court clerk. Your spouse is required to deliver ("serve") the motion to you, so that you are on notice that they filed a motion.
If this was for a divorce action that you were properly served with and did not file an Answer to - then no, you are not entitled to notice of hearing on the Motion (assuming it was for Summary Judgment).
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