The defendant needs to be served with the motion for default judgement? He was personally served with the summons and complaint over 20 days ago?
Personal Injury Lawyer
Yes. You must serve a motion as a motion is made when a notice of motion is served. CPLR 2211.
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Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Yes, but don't be surprised, if the court gives the defendant multiple opportunities to serve a late answer. Very few firms that I have come across even think of bringing a default judgment for 45 days.
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