Legal Advice for Default Judgment — 22 results
Written by attorney Jeanne Collachia, almost 2 years ago.
A Civil JudgmentI am an attorney who does civil appeals. Appellate work
requires intensive and extensive legal research. Therefore, I read hundreds and
hundreds of opinions (both published... more
Written by attorney Edmund Montgomery, over 3 years ago.
If the other party has been served and it has been more than 30 days you can request a default be entered against the other party and move towards a judgment.
All of the forms referred to... more
Written by attorney Christopher Saccardi, over 3 years ago.
When a party misses a court date, they run the risk that the court
rule for the other side by default. In the case of a tenant who misses
their hearing date for a summary process... more
Written by attorney Robert Finlay, 3 months ago.
Time and time again I have divorce and family law clients ask me, “What if I don’t show up for court?”, “Do I have to go to court?”, or “Can you get me out of going to court?”. I suppose... more
Written by attorney Mara Baltabols, about 4 years ago.
If a judgment was entered against you in a case where you were not properly served, you may be able to vacate a default judgment based upon failure of service. The potential to vacate a... more
Written by attorney Adam Russ, over 1 year ago.
Vacating A Default Judgment UnderCPLR 317
A default judgment can be vacated when a defendant has a meritorious defense and did not receive actual notice of the action in time to defend.... more
Written by attorney John N Skiba, over 2 years ago.
What To Do When a Default Judgment Has Been Entered Against You
If you are like many (actually most) of the people who getsued by a debt buyeryou likely didnt respond to the lawsuit... more
Written by attorney Brian Freeman, over 6 years ago.
Count 30 Days from The Date of Service of Process Begin counting days the day after service is made. Count Saturdays and Sundays. If the 30th day falls on a weekend or holiday, the... more
Written by attorney Gregory Glaser, over 3 years ago.
Equitable relief from default judgment may be granted where a party was prevented from participating in the action due to an extrinsic mistake of a third party, and this denied the party a... more
Written by attorney Andrea Koppenhofer, about 4 years ago.
Pursuant to the Service Member's Civil Relief Act of 2003 (SCRA of 2003), 50U.S.C. App. ?521, if a default judgment is entered against a service member during the service member's period of... more
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