1) The respondent (husband) is to file written statements to the main petition after ex parte order set aside to his end.
2. He can prolong the proceedings to some extent using one way or other, like delaying in filing written statements,objections,or take time argue on interim applications, etc and so on.
3. You take all necessary steps from your side for speedier trial in this regard and as and when necessary report to the court of respondent's lethargy to pursue on the matter.
4. By this time trial was to commence but from hereinafter you give more attention in this matter and in another one year may the matter come to a conclusion.