If you have received a court summons, you would be risiing a default judgment against you if you did not go and you could, depending on why you received a summons, be in contempt of court and a warrant issued for your arrest. Hard to fathom that a 2008 case is still knocking around the courts. If its a mistake, point that out to the judge.
Recommend you hire an attorney as the notes and agreements you made to date have not protected you very well
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You should appear in court and tell the judge the history of the case.
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