I'm a non-parent who just received sole managing conservator over a child Ive been raising since a month old who is now 3 years old. The judgment was signed on Friday 4/29/2016. the father is dead and the mother didn't show up so she defaulted.
Three days from the date the judgment was pronounced which would be tomorrow, May 2, 2016, though some might contend that the weekend does not count in counting the days. If the mother defaulted, I am guessing she does not know the judgment was entered, but she would have 30 days from the date the judgment is final to file a motion to set aside default judgment.
That depends on what you are really asking- was this a final hearing or was it a temporary orders hearing in front of an associate judge? If it was temporary orders, then 3 days- but be aware that the Mother could always request further temporary orders. If it was a final hearing, the Court will retain plenary power over the case for thirty days, and the Court would have to rule on the motion within 75 days or it would be overruled as a matter of law. The correct motion would be a Motion for New Trial and to Set Aside Default Judgment. Hope this helps and best of luck. Give me a call if you'd like a free consultation.
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