Case Durations

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Below are estimates of the duration of various types of CVLS cases. Of course, the actual time commitments will vary, depending on the specific circumstances of each case.

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Access to Justice

Administrative Appeals 20 2-3 months
Insurance Declaratory Actions 20 3-4 months
Mortgage Foreclosure - Basic 15-20 7-12 months
Mortgage Foreclosure - Advanced 40 12-15 months
Mortgage or Title Fraud 75 12-24 months
Quiet Title 40 12-15 months

Adult GAL

Adult Guardianship Petitioner 6 8 weeks

Clinic & Panel

Adoption - Related 10-20 3-5 months
Adoption - Unrelated 15-20 3-5 months
Bankruptcy 10 3 months
Child Support Enforcement/Modification 12+ 2-6 months
Uncontested Custody/Visitation Modification 5-20 1-6 months
Contested Custody/Visitation Modification 25+ 6-18 months
Divorce - Agreed 12-30 3-6 months
Divorce - Contested 30+ 6-18 months
Divorce - Default 8-12 2-3 months
Eviction 2-15 ...
Paternity/Child Support (Uncontested Custody) 10-20 2-5 months
Paternity/Child Support (Contested Custody) 20+ 4-18 months
Wills 1-2 ...

Minor GAL

Minor Guardianship Petitioner 20-30 6 months

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