Author: Dennis Chapman
Published: July 8, 2013
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If you cannot attend a hearing for any reason, you must contact the Court directly as soon as you are aware that you are unable to attend and request an adjournment.
If you find on the morning of a hearing that you are unable to attend a hearing due to illness or a family emergency, you must still call the Court and make them aware of this. Failing this the Judge will simply believe you didn’t attend the hearing, without merit, and decide your case without your presence. This will result in default judgement being entered against your company, which may be difficult to set aside.