Typically, the judge will ask the prevailing party to draft an Order After Hearing. A Minute Order is not sufficient as it often leaves out important information (Supervised visits with who? Professional or Non-Professional? How many parenting classes? Reporting requirement? As a prerequisite to unmonitored visits?)
No one likes to pay their attorney, I get it. But in this case, you've come this far and your attorney is in the best position to draft the Order After Hearing for you. It really is necessary, and now is not the time to sub him/her out of the case. Good luck.
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I agree with Ms. Norton, but someone has to type up the order on the correct form. I will not do it for free either.
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Somebody has to type the order and get it entered and that takes the skill of a lawyer to make sure it is done legally and is fully binding. You cannot expect your lawyer to do that for free.
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