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If the petitioner doesn't show up, the case could even be dismissed entirely. It's up to the judge. He/she may give one more chance to appear. Then the petitioner may need to refile.
So it's generally up to the judge whether to dismiss it immediately or to give one more chance and then dismiss. Are you the petitioner? Do you have a lawyer or if you're not the petitioner, does the petitioner have a lawyer?
If you're the respondent, you should make a motion to dismiss if the case is still on. Eventually, if the case is not dismissed yet, it will be dismissed if the petitioner fails to go forward with the case.
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