Q: Do I need a lawyer present for a calendar court session
A: I'm a little hesitant to answer this question as I'm not certain what you mean you say "calendar court," and because each county does things a little differently. That said, what I think you are referring to is simply the date where the parties come before the court and pick what day they want their case heard. Here in Guilford County, there is one calendar call date for the entire month-long term, and the parties show up at the calendar call knowing what the specific dates they couldn't be available for a hearing and the dates they want to set their case.
If this is what you are asking about, you shouldn't need an attorney. However, you may want to go ahead and speak to a family law attorney in your area to make sure this person has sufficient time to review your case before the hearing date.
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