I received a Notice of Filing Petition for Modification of Legal Decision-Making and the notice says that after 25 days of being served I shall provide a Request for Order Granting or Denying Legal Decision-Making Hearing to the assigned division. Why does this need to be done? Will filing it help my chances of my ex's request be denied? Or is this just a formality?
Take the paperwork to an attorney. You clearly are not understanding what you are reading.
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The parent who filed the Petition for Modification of Legal Decision-Making and Notice of Filing Petition for Modification of Legal Decision-Making is the party who must file the Request for Order Granting or Denying a hearing. The parent who was served with the above documents should file a response within 20 days of being served.
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A court does not always grant a hearing when someone petitions to modify legal decision making and parenting time. There must be adequate justification to change the current arrangement. If you received a Notice of Filing, you should have also received the Modification. You may want to consult with an attorney on responding to the modification if you do not agree with it or believe there is justification to make the change. It appears you may be misinterpreting the notice requirements.
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