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I received a default judgement on the temporary orders as he didn't show up. I'm the petitioner in the divorce case and pre-trial hearing is coming up on Monday. What happens if he doesn't show up to the pre-trial too and was given due notice of the hearing by certified mail and email and I have of that proof already. I already had my default final decree pre-approved by the judge until he filed his answer contesting just days before the scheduled hearing for the judge to sign off on it. So what can I do now to be prepared for this hearing on Monday if he doesn't show up? If it possible to have the actual final decree which is actually 35-37pages long be re-approved and sign then? Or is there another process to go through? I have a feeling that he will not show up again.
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If he does not show up at the hearing, you would be prepared at that hearing to resubmit your default divorce order and a renewed motion for default judgment against him for failure to appear. You do not need to submit a new default order from the one that was pre-approved. You merely need to submit the same one with a renewed motion for default.


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