I went to last court in front of the judge and and I was suppose to pay the amount of 460$ to plaintiff but I'm unable to make the payment on time or appear in court in person as I moved to a different state also tried to contact the court for anot her court date
If the hearing is soon, get a fax number from the court and fax a letter explaining that you are in another state and cannot make it to the hearing. Provide alternate dates if you are able.
Failure to show up could potentially result in the court issuing a civil bench warrant for your failure to attend. This Capias warrant means that if you interact with the police at any time in MA (a speeding ticket for instance) you would be arrested. Moving to another state isn't necessarily good cause to miss the hearing. You're better off sending a letter to the court asking to move the hearing than calling, that way it will be entered into the docket for your case. Make sure you include your docket number on the top.
I am a Massachusetts attorney and answer questions based on Massachusetts law. The above answer is for educational purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship or constitute legal advice.
Make sure you get that request to the court ASAP otherwise it will be too late to reschedule and you will lose by default.
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