Post-Decree (Emergency) Temporary Orders


  • You have already filed, or at the same time you file these papers you will be filing, a "regular" request for modification of Legal Decision Making (Custody) and/or parenting time, and,
  • Someone is about to cause serious, immediate bodily harm to another person, or the health, safety, and welfare of a person is otherwise in serious and immediate jeopardy, and,
  • You can give very specific facts about:
    • What the emergency is,
    • Why the judge should hear your case before everyone else who has been waiting to see a judge,
    • Why the situation is so serious that the Court should take someone's child(ren) away without providing:
      • Advance notice explaining why, or
      • Opportunity for the person to defend his or her rights to the child(ren)