What happens if defendant doesn’t show up to court for divorce hearing?

Asked on June 5, 2012 under Family Law, Georgia

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It depends on where in the process you are but if he or she does not continue to show up then the court can enter a default against them or rule in your favor as the plaintiff on a motion for specific relief if they do not show up.  I would consult with an attorney on the matter if you think that this is a distinct possibility.  Good luck.


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