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Does the case move on with out them against the respondent, or does the petitioner have to be there to show proof that they need an increase.
This case will be taking place in Bronx, NY
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A petition seeking an increase in child support requires more than a showing of need. That having been said, if the petitioner fails to appear the petition is usually dismissed.
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The judge may allow reschedule the hearing or dismiss the case outright. Failure to appear looks so bad.
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