Have you filed for attorney fees? How much are you paying for an attorney. The problem is that you need to get attorney fees, an affordable attorney, and to get to trial so the money doesn't end. Also a good attorney can get income imputed if you cannot figure out the income.
You should consult with a few other attorneys about your case but the more attorneys you go through the more you're going to seem like a difficult client to other attorneys.
This is just my opinion and not a comprehensive answer. You assume the risk because this answer may not apply to your situation depending on the facts.
You should contact Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law (www.hbcfl.org/).
New Client: 213-388-7515
New Client Line Hours: Monday -Thursday 1:30pm – 4:30pm
If they cannot help you for whatever reason, they will be able to refer you to additional resources.
You should look for an attorney willing to help get an attorneys fee award if this is possible on your fact pattern. Act quickly.
All written responses are for general informational purposes and do not constitute legal advice. Please consult an attorney for legal advice
Working off of the most recent tax returns is a common method to determine income for support purposes with self-employed as opposed to wage earners where paystubs are key. Still, you need to review bank statements that are current and from 2009 and 2010 - and I am assuming profit and loss statements are not generated by your husband's business since you do not mention those. Owning three properties would likely be a factor against pro bono service for you, but you need somebody to work for you on a retainer that will require set monthly payments that you can afford.
Sign up to receive a 10-part series of useful information and legal advice about the divorce process.