What happens if you don’t turn up at family court?

It is only natural to want to avoid attending court and it can be tempting to ignore paperwork or not attend a hearing. Family hearings are often scheduled many weeks in advance because of limited court time and availability. So if you don’t attend a hearing, it could be many months before the case is listed for another date. Unfortunately, there are times when people fail to attend hearings, and this can have serious consequences. In this article, we take a look at what happens if you don’t turn up at family court.