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hearing is about medicating child
received notice from respondents lawyer
doesnt the judge have to order appearances?
The notice you received from opposing counsel is completely appropriate and sufficient. As you have received that notice, you are obligated to attend. As follows, no, the notice does not need to come from the court. In fact, notice is more often sent by one of the attorneys than by the judge. While the judge will typically send notices for trial, motions are typically noticed by the party that filed the motion.
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motions are typically noticed by the party that filed the motion.
what about motions that do not include a notice?
for example - a motion for discovery with an order for the respondent to produce a document
if the judge doesnt sign that order the respondent doesnt have to produce so how is this different
Motion hearings and discovery requests are two very different things. All I can tell you is that the attorney provided proper notice and you would be expected to attend.
As to a motion being filed without a notice, in those cases, I would expect the attorney to file a notice of the hearing at a later date.
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