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What happens if I do not show up at court as I am the

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What happens if I do not show up at court as I am the initiator of the EPO/DVO?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Chris T., JD replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I'll be happy to assist you.

If you are scheduled for a hearing and you do not show up, the order will not be made permanent. Essentially, you have the burden of proof at the hearing, and if you are not there to present your side, there will be no evidence for the judge to consider.

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