I filed a TPO on my sons father, & we are wanting to work things out but I don’t want to go down to the clerk office. Can I just not go to the hearing and the judge will dismiss the case and lift the protection order?
Yes. If you don't appear to "prosecute" the case, it will be dismissed.
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