I have gone to a mediation with mother of my child. Child support has been discussed and visitation. Child support has not been deducted. We had initial contact with child. Mother does not reply to my messages or phone calls. Wanting to go to court. My current lawyer is stating we have to wait until mother of my child has legal representation once again.
You have a lawyer. You need to discuss this with him or her. If you are dissatisfied you need to make some basic decisions about your attorney-client relationship. A case can be set on required notice to a party without counsel by having notice go to that party rather than an attorney.
Thomas J. Baker of Baker & Tisdale PLLC principally practices in the Central Texas area, including Bell, Coryell, McLennan, Milam and Williamson counties. The advice given here is not and ahould not be taken as a substitute for in-personal consultation with counsel, particularly where legal documents, such as court orders need to be reviewed. I am Board-Certified in Family Law but not in any other areas of practice.
It is possible to set a court date even though the other side is not represented by an attorney but I would highly recommend you not try to do this on your own. Speak with your current attorney and allow them to explain to you why they are using the trial strategy they are. At the end of the day, that is what you pay them for. If you have concerns with how you are being represented, you should look for another local attorney that better suits what you are looking for and to help you in setting a court date in order to make sure that everything done complies with the law.
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You usually want to proceed while the other party does not have representation. Ask you attorney why they have said this.
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