That is indeed a long time. However, since you confirmed that the petition has been filed, it probably is due to the court's delay. Did you find out when the petition was filed. If there was no delay in filing he petition, then it is mostly out of your hands. Your counsel probably also "tickled" the division clerk to find out what is holding up the process.
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It's a bureaucracy with little oversight so it does take awhile. Be nice to the clerk when you call since you want to remain on their good side. I wish you the best.
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The court system has lost about $200,000 a year for the last 5 years. They have closed several courts and laid off a lot of clerks. Those that remain, are forced to do 4 times the work that they use to do. This sounds like you are in that type of situation and the fact that your lawyer has filed, he is helpless at this point too. It should go through once it gets to the limited resources of the court, so be sure to stay out of trouble or it could be denied. Good luck.