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The Judge will be aware (and unimpressed) that the respondent has not submitted their defences. However, you will have to go along. The judge will be asking questions about the situation etc. and will ask what he/she requires to in order to make a determination on the matter. It could also be the case that the Judge will ask for reports to be done etc. if this is still required at this stage. However, if a decision is going to be made then the judge will ask what is required. You will want to inform the Judge that you have not receive this documentation and ask if the court has. You could then ask for time to consider it if one has been sent tot eh court that morning etc. However, despite the actions of the respondent all you can really do at this stage is go along and inform the Judge of the position you are in. This will not reflect well on the respondent.
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