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If he doesn't show up, the court can do a few things. The court can find him guilty of contempt and issue a bench warrant for him since he didn't show up. He would then be arrested and held until the court could schedule a new hearing on this matter.
Or, the court could continue the hearing and have him served with a subpoena to appear.
My guess is that the court will find him in contempt and issue a warrant for his arrest.
Also, if he does appear without an attorney, the hearing will proceed as scheduled and he'll be required to represent and defend himself.
It is possible that the judge would continue the case if he asked for time to get an attorney, but this is not guaranteed.