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Question: what rights does a defaulted party have during the default hearing? he has been found in default, but still wants to argue topics to the judge at the default hearing. is this possible?

Answer: This information is for general purposes. Please contact an attorney for specific instructions on how to handle your situation. Court can grant requests made in a Petition without the Respondent participating. A petition is filed in court to have an issue resolved, but the other party needs to respond in writing to the court. If no response is filed. The petitioner ask the court to set a default hearing because the other party did not file a written response. Default hearings are scheduled when a person wants a divorce, judgment, or order of the Court if the opposing side has not responded in writing to the first petition or motion.

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