While the wait time you describe is long, it is not unheard of.
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In Queens the delays are horrendous. It's fallout from budget cuts in the court system - and the delay, sadly, isn't shocking. Your lawyer is correct...
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If you really want to tick off the judge and insure that your delay is lengthened, then file the writ. Unfortunately, Queens is very backed up and the clerk support has been cut. And Queens is not the worst. I had a similar case in the Bronx and it took 18 months from filing to get the judgment of divorce.Ask a similar question
I think I have answered this question before. You can not appeal because there is no order to appeal from. A writ is not a good idea because the Judge may not like being embarrassed and might issue a less than favorable ruling.
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