I am pro se in a domestic relations case and filed a motion to schedule a hearing on my pending motions on December 24, one which was filed March, several in July and August. They were scheduled to be heard on November 6 and November 30 but were postponed. I appeared before the judge on my motion on January 10, 2019.
The judge refused to even listen to me, which seems to be a violation of procedural process.
I have a transcript which says:
THE RESPONDENT: I HAVE 2 PENDING MOTIONS
THE COURT: GOODBYE
What is so strange is I can't find any authority explicitly on the right to hear motions. Mathews v. Eldridge is very broad. I saw that Indiana has a statute that requires motions to be heard. This seems so fundamental, but I cannot believe it has not been litigated. I've looked everywhere through case law, federal and state.
Clearly, the judge is communicating you don’t know what you’re doing or would not be so dismissive.
It’s long past time you got competent representation.
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