Yes, you have to go court. Make sure it is a real court document and not just something that looks like a summons.
You would do well to contact an attorney who specializes in debt collection and bankruptcy. And do so without delay! Like today.
I assume from the limited facts in your question that the matter is pending in General District Court. Receiving the paperwork in the mail is acceptable to notify you to appear. As the other attorney mentioned, I would at least consult with an attorney to make sure the summons you received is proper. Good luck.
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If you fail to answer, a lot of bad things will happen to you. File and answer and answer any discovery they sent to you, if any. Hire a lawyer before you answer if the value sustains it. You want your answer to be correct on defenses, etc.
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