Have your lawyer request to see the financials of your ex wife. If the judge assigned an 18B lawyer improperly, then maybe it can be rescinded.
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I doubt you have standing on whether she gets an 18b lawyer but you can ask the court to have her show financial proof that she needs/qualifies for assigned counsel. I believe this is fairly common is Family Court.
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I concurr with attonrey Rothstein, ask the court to have her prove her financial condition. take care.
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