I am in Texas. I need to file for a final hearing and don't know the format.
Try the law library in your county.
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You do not need a template or form to follow for a final hearing of a custody suit. You need family law counsel if the matter is contested or even if you have an agreement and your child's best interests deserve family law counsel. Go consult with family law counsel in Denton County who might be able to help you. Setting a final hearing normally involves a letter to the court's coordinator and notice to opposing counsel or party. But that is the tip of the iceberg as far as the trial goes. If you are having difficulty at this point, what lay ahead may overwhelm you as it is certainly challenging to family law counsel. You owe it to your child to secure counsel.
You request a trial setting from the Court Coordinator. Texas Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 245 requires that at least 45 days notice be given to the other side of a trial setting. Denton County Local Rules requires at least 75 days. Depending on the Court you will probably be required to confer with the other party/attorney about their availability for trial. Some Courts will set a Pretrial hearing first. You can either get the Judge or Coordinator to sign a property notice of hearing, or you can advise the other side by the trial by letter. Hire an attorney. Custody cases are not a do it yourself project, neither are trials.
Ms. Laster practices in Dalla
I would suggest that you hire a lawyer. They would have the train and experience to help you.
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