We filed a modification to custody and other party didnt respond in time allowed, so we filed default paperwork and judge has already signed off on our order, but then the other party responded with a counterclaim. Do we still need to file a response if the judge has already signed our new order?
I am not in your state. If a judge signed off on a default and issued an order granting you your relief, then the other side's response would appear to be untimely, and the other side would likely need to move the court to set aside the default.
Consult with local counsel.
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