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Q: What is a default custody hearing? because my sons mother never responded to pleas for a custody hearing.

We have been sharing visitation of my son without the courts help but it has gotten ugly she is a heroin addict and is out of control i am afraid for his safety when he is with her. she was recently incarcerated will they transport her to the hearing? they have also schedukled an emergency custoduy... Read more »

Richard David Lebovitz
Richard David Lebovitz answered on Sep 21, 2011

A default hearing usually means that the responding party or Defendant has failed to file an answer to the moving party's complaint. The Plaintiff would then request a default from the court to allow the case to proceed. At the hearing, only the Plaintiff appears and the court would usually... Read more »

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