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Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law
What happens if a plaintiff in a divorce hearing does not show up to court?
It depends on what the hearing is for, but typically if a pro se plaintiff does not show up for a trial date and does not give any notice, the case will be dismissed. ...
Asked in Civil Lawsuits
What are the defendant's options after being served with the complaint and summons?
There really is no list of options for the defendant. The defendant must show up at the appointed time and place and represent their own interest at the hearing. If they cannot appear on that date they should visit the court and try to reschedule the hearing. It is always better to be represented by an attorney. There really is no list of options for the defendant. The defendant must show up at the appointed time and place and represent their own interest...
Asked in Custody, Divorce and Marriage Law
Can ex husband lose visitation with his children if he fails to show up for visitation hearing?
There won't be a visitation order entered if the other party doesn't show up. However, the court will likely reschedule the hearing. ...
Do you get more prison time for not appearing at your sentence hearing?
If you don't show up at your sentncing hearing you can certainly be looking for a warrant to be served for your immediate arrest. ...
Asked in Child Support, Court Procedure
What if you don't show up to your court date but then get caught up on your child support payments?
Your case file will show that you defaulted by not showing up at the hearing and not notifying the court. You should visit the court and check your file to see if any action was taken or any orders issued against you. ...
Asked in Statutes of Limitations, Local Laws
What happens if you don't show up on a hearing for a civil case at court?
You lose. If the defendant doesn't show up for their notified court hearing, a default judgment will be made against them. If the plaintiff doesn't show up, the case will be dismissed. In the case of a defendant, the plaintiff will then go about collecting the award through garnishment of wages and placing liens on property. ...
Asked in Criminal Law
What happens if 2 people are being charged in a crime and only one of them show is up for the hearing?
Things aren't going to go too well for the individual that didn't show up. If there is probable cause to believe that he was involved a warrant may be issued for his arrest. If the hearing that he missed was a "judicial" hearing a bench warrant may be issued for him. The fact that he failed to show up might even be used as a 'tacit admission' that he is, in fact, guilty of the offense. ...
Asked in Custody, Children and the Law, Child Support
How many times will it take for a parent not to show up in court for an abandonment custody hearing for the parent to lose custody?
That is up to the judge.
What happens if a cop does not show for a speeding ticket court hearing in NY?
A judge might dismiss the ticket for an officer not showing up to the hearing. He also can place a mark against the cop then reschedule the hearing. During the second hearing, the judge dismisses the ticket if the cop does not appear. ...
What happens if the officer doesn't show up for speeding ticket hearing in Connecticut?
The written ticket will be sufficient to show probable cause and the judge will schedule a trial date if you enter a not guilty plea. The officer will show up for the trial. ...