the defendant has signed the separation agreement but I no longer have a way to contact him because he changed his number he stressed to me that he didn't want anything else to do with me or his 2 children involved. a magistrate informed me that if I answer I don't no to any the of the questions the judge asks of me then then my case can be postponed until I can answer the questions. I'm representing g myself because I can't afford an attorney so I need to know what questions will the judge ask me and how should I answer them in order to better prepare myself.
I don't practice in Lorain County but in the 4 counties I do the questions are usually name, residence, where and when and to whom married, names of children, have you entered into separation agreement voluntarily, disclosed assets, do you believe he has, have you entered into parenting plan, do you believe it's in the best interest of your children, and confirming grounds for divorce and that you are not now pregnant. You should bring a witness to confirm you are incompatible or whatever you are alleging as grounds.
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Attorney Hoffman has given you a good answer. be sure that you understand the provisions of your separation agreement and can answer questions about it. Generally the Lorain County judges have several uncontested hearings scheduled at the same time. You may be able to listen to 1-2 other cases before yours is called. If so, listen carefully to the questions that the attorneys ask of their clients and that the judge asks the parties. You will be asked the same types of questions. Good luck.
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