If you received notice that the matter is being presented to the court on a certain date at a certain time, you have the right to be in court at that time and tell the judge that you dispute what is being offered for entry. The judge can then decide if the matter should be heard and a trial may be scheduled. I caution you to be on time (early is even better), and to stay in the courtroom continuously until the case is called. For example, if your case is scheduled for 10:00 and the judge calls the case at 10:00 and you show up at 10:03, it is too late! The judge has already dealt with the case and you are out of luck.
I also suggest that you talk with an attorney in your area about your case and what will be happening. Even if you don't ultimately hire the attorney, a consultation can provide very valuable information.
Kristina Beavers, Attorney at Law is located in Yorktown, VA and can be contacted at 757-234-4650. The website at http:\\www.BeaversLaw.com may be able to provide additional information about your situation. I cannot give legal advice because there is no attorney-client relationship at this time. All I can provide is general legal information.
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