What happens at a status conference hearing?

What happens at a status conference hearing?

A meeting of the judge and the lawyers (or unrepresented parties) in a pending legal matter, to determine how the case is progressing. At the status conference, the judge may ask about what discovery has been conducted, whether and how the parties have tried to settle the case, and other pretrial matters.

What happens at an initial status conference?

The initial status conference is an opportunity for both parties to inform the court of their issues. During the ISC, parties are generally required to have their financial disclosures completed and to have taken the mandatory parenting class.

What happens if I don’t show up to my divorce hearing?

If you’ve made a divorce application and you’re required to attend the divorce hearing but then you fail to attend, (either in person or as represented by a lawyer), then under Section 25.12(a) of the Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001, the Court may dismiss your divorce application.