WHAT IS AN ADVERSARY COMPLAINT?
An adversary complaint is a separate lawsuit filed in the US Bankruptcy Court seeking to deny the debtor the bankruptcy discharge and possibly to enter a judgment... more
In all actions for divorce the complaint shall be verified in accordance with the provisions of Rule 11 of the Rules of Civil Procedure and G.S. 1-148. The plaintiff shall set forth in his or her... more
Don’t go into panic mode if you are served with a lawsuit by a deputy. And don’t just ignore it, like a kid putting their head under the covers, and hope it will go away; it won’t. If you get served,... more
By Attorneys Jeff Patty Williams
Dealing with debt collectors can be very stressful. Although some are very reasonable and play by the rules, many collectors employ low-wage telephone personnel... more
1. Defendant's refusal to accept service.
Sometimes the greatest challenge in serving a defendant is locating them. But what do you do when you find them and they refuse to accept the papers? For... more
(a) After a judgment of divorce from the bonds of matrimony, all rights arising out of the marriage shall cease and determine except as hereinafter set out, and either party may marry again without... more
Citation to Discover Assets and Illinois Small Business
A Citation to Discover Assets is a post-judgment procedure in Illinois used after a Court has entered a judgment in favor of a Plaintiff and... more
If you are served with a lawsuit what do you do?
Being served with a Complaint is NOT pleasant. However you need to act quickly because if you fail to hire an attorney and respond within 20 days the... more
The litigation process is, honestly, slow. You can expect that you will not get a trial date in your case for at least 18 months. There will be times that you dont see what might be real progress... more
In Washington, if you receive a summons and complaint, you only have 20 days to file a Notice of Appearance and Answer to the Complaint FROM THE DAY IT IS SERVED UPON YOU. If you dont do it in the... more