My son was suppose to go to a meeting in family court but received a phone call today saying it was changed from a "pretrial" hearing to a "preliminary" hearing.
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Each court follows its own set of rules of civil procedure and either these rules, or the pre hearing order generally explain what is expected of the parties. I know this is not the answer that you are looking for, but I believe that you will need to obtain a consultation with an attorney to further explore the specific circumstances behind your question.
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