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What will happen if I don't show up for a civil court hearing for unsecured debt in Pennsylvania?

Johnstown, PA |

Couldn't pay capitol one, now they are taking me to civil court in Pa. What happens if I don't show up? What are Pa state laws regarding unsecured debt?

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If you do not show up to court or file an answer to the civil complaint filed against you Capital One can get a default judgment against you. Once they have a default judgment against you, they can garnish your wages or bank account to satify their judgment. You should consult with a PA civil attorney.