Anyone who sits through a hearing in family court is likely to hear one of the parties suggest a “pretrial” with the Judge. Many attorneys love pretrials and jump at the opportunity for a pretrial, which means they are less likely to have to present their entire case at trial. You, as a client, may object to pretrials with the Judge.
This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. Much of what happens at trial is case specific and no two cases are identical. The following posts address how courts typically address such common situations. If you are seeking advice for an ongoing or future case, please feel free to contact us to discuss how the law may apply to the facts in your particular case.