Time limit to receive judge’s decision?

I have had my final court appearence
for my divorce. The judge said he would
issue a ruling, and it has now been
five months without a decision. I am
still under temporary orders. What
recourse do i have?

Asked on July 11, 2017 under Family Law, Oklahoma


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done about the judge being slow to issue a ruling.  Your attorney is correct in saying, "just wait". The temporary orders remain in effect until there is a final decision or resolution of the matter by the judge.

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