i have custody of my daughter she is a resident of the state of florida along with me she went to illinois to stay with my adult daughter for the summer my minor daughter age 16 decided she wants to stay there. My older daughter went into court in illinois and got a restraing order against me. i received summons to go to court on 8/12/2013. do i have to show up for that legally if i decide i don't want to?
1 Answer from Attorneys
If you received a summons you should go to court. If you can't on that date, hire an attorney for this matter who can represent you on that date. Otherwise the Court may proceed to make a ruling against you in this matter.