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Failure to appear for hearing was willful (access required)

Where appellant did not appear for a hearing despite having timely notice of where and when to appear, the trial court correctly determined appellant’s absence was willful. His conviction for felony failure to appear is affirmed. Overview Appellant Partain was arrested for making a false statement on a firearms consent form. His case was continued from May ...