Legal Question in Family Law in California

My Mother was served with an Order to Show Cause for me to appear at mediation next Thursday before Christmas with my Exhusband/Father to my two children. Court is January 10, 2012 and my questions are: 1. Can they legally serve my Mother? 2. She was served on Dec. 12 for mediation on the Dec 22 but I did not get the paperwork until today, December 15, 1 week before mediation. How am I to reply with such short notice prior to the mediation date? 3. What do I do to postpone the mediation date?

Not employed at this time and have no funds for an attorney.

Asked on 12/15/11, 3:18 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anne Marie Healy Law Offices of Anne Marie Healy

Go to court and explain to the court how you were served and ask for a continuance and a new mediation date.

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Answered on 12/20/11, 12:04 pm

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