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Dear Attorneys,


My matter is just not moving as quickly as I want. The court gave us a date two months out and I had to wait a week to speak with my attorney.  My soon-to-be-ex is representing herself and I feel like I can’t accomplish anything. What do I do? Can I speed up the process?




Woefully Waiting


Dear Woefully,


Unfortunately, the judicial system is still in a hybrid of virtual and in-person court dates.  Therefore, scheduling becomes increasingly complicated and often, the courts have no choice but to push out your court date further than you would like. As far as waiting a week to speak with your attorney, while that does sound frustrating, it may be the only availability that your attorney has. Just like the courts, when attorneys are juggling both in-person and virtual court dates, as well as juggling new responsibilities in negotiations and litigation since the courts are so delayed, it does often create a scheduling delay. If you need to speak with your attorney more urgently, try sending an email, leaving a detailed information with staff, or seeing if a paralegal has time to speak with you.


Wolf & Shore Law Group is here to help you make your family law matters easier, not harder.  Ever argue with a woman? Let Wolf & Shore Law Group go to work for you. Call us at 203.745.3151 or email us at


Very Truly Yours,

Wolf & Shore Law Group


*The situations represented in our Dear Attorneys column are entirely fictional and any resemblance to a specific case is unintentional. We cannot, and will not, offer legal advice to anyone who is not a client. However, if you do have questions or concerns, you should contact an attorney at your convenience.



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