I was sued for credit card debt, answered summons and avoided Default Judgment. I received notice of Summary Judgment hearing and attended. I had no assertive defenses, so of course the motion for Summary Judgment was sustained. I was waiting on notice and thought everything was over but collection of judgment efforts. Case was closed with Summary Judgment on 05-14-2015.
Now, I look at court case record and it says 'Closed 06-09-2015 with Default Judgment'. I didn't receive any other notices. Is this normal? I'm just not sure what I defaulted on. Thank you.
It's tough to say, but it might just be how the record is stated. I'm not licensed in Oklahoma, but I suspect it's irrelevant as to whether you defaulted; the court granted the judgment because you did not offer any defenses to the facts alleged in the complaint, which is probably why the court granted the summary judgment motion.
For practical purposes, the entry is irrelevant as the other party prevailed on the motion for summary judgment. You can go review the court file, but it doesn't seem cost effective to file a motion to correct even if one should be needed.
You can monitor the docket to keep apprised of further collection efforts.
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