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If a plaintiff doesnt arrive for the court date can the defendant move the court to remove the case from the court calendar?

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August 07, 2009 10:05PM

The judge has the option of dismissing the case, but they usually defer to the prosecutor and grant another hearing so that the prosecutor (or law enforcement) can look into why the complainant failed to show - just in case there was any foul play involved. .