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Hi ive got a court hearing in portugal and im not there. What can happen to me if i dont show.

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My court hearing its because i was working as a waitress in a coffe shop and a client that come in on a particular day said she hadlost her wallet in there. The wallet was never found but she filled charges against me for theft. I had a lawyer that was nominated to represent me. But in september i was ofered a job in england for me and my husband wich i couldnt turn down and so i came but evrything was really quick so i didnt let them know that i was coming out of the country. Now they have set a date for the hearing and my father was notified to be my whitness. Wat sould i do? Can they arrest me in here for not showing to the hearing?

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If the case is in Portugal, then you should speak to a lawyer from that country.

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