Started a small claims issue that wasn't resolved during divorce. Ex hired a lawyer and filed a motion for security for costs and judge ordered security bond to be paid within a month. I can't afford the bond, what will happen if I don't pay? Can I dismiss the case.
MCR 2.109 governs security bonds. If the non-moving party (the party who has to pay the bond) does not pay the bond, then the court will dismiss their claims. Therefore, if you do not pay the security bond, then at a minimum the court has the ability to dismiss your claims.
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I agree with Zaccariah.
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