The trial preparation conference is procedurally similar to your 1st appearance. You and your former spouse will be before a judge. TPCs occur before trial to ensure you are ready for trial. The purpose is to sort out any last minute issues, such as getting documents that are still undisclosed, or updating the judge on your witness list. The TPC usually happens six weeks before the trial date.
At the TPC, the judge can:
What to expect:
To prepare before you attend a TPC, be sure to fill out the Trial Preparation Conference Worksheet.