There are rules of court that establish "standards and goals" for how long a case may take. I have never seen these rules followed, ever. I have a child support case going on for eighteen months with no end in sight. Welcome to our world. Do you see your kid?
Perhaps you should consult with an attorney in your area to see if there is anything that can be done to speed things up. There are attorneys that offer free consultations. Unfortunately, cases drag out. Good luck.
Good morning. I am an attorney in Buffalo and handle cases in family court on a daily basis. Typically, the Court's standards and goals dictate that they would like to resolve a case within 6 months of filing. However, delays, sometimes intentional, sometimes unavoidable occur. However, there is no defined time frame. I would be happy to help you expoedite the process if possible. Certainly, if one party is delaying purposefully, then their are remedies to schedule a trial on a date certain and the Court will be extremely reluctant to entertain another delay.
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