Archive for the ‘Answer Summons’ Category

Court Pleading Paper Answering a Summons

I have taken the liberty of including a blank court pleading paper in Microsoft Word form that can be edited with your information and printed out to perfection. This paper shows you where to add the plaintiff’s information and your information. You would then scroll down a few lines, enter your answer and then your […]

Received Civil Summons

Was the sheriff knocking on your door? Did it come by certified mail? You really need to do something about it or you are going to get a default judgment against you. The first thing you want to do is check your court rules and check what the plaintiff has attached to the Summons. For […]

Answering a Civil Complaint in Florida

If you are resident of Florida and have been served with a civil Summons, this means someone has filed a lawsuit against you. The Summons lets you know that you have been sued and notifies you as to when you have to respond to the lawsuit. The civil complaint usually gives you a certain period […]

Answer a Credit Card Debt Lawsuit Collection Agency

If a collection agency is suing you and you have received a Summons and Complaint, the next step is to: File a Notice to Appear. By filing a Notice of Appearance, you will prevent the court from entering a default judgment against you without a court hearing. This also guarantees that you will informed of […]

Answer Credit Card Summons Template

People who are sued do not know the correct format to answer their credit card Summons. Pro Se defendants should just copy the top portion of the plaintiff’s Complaint. Make sure you name the plaintiff and defendant exactly how it appears on the Summons and make sure that the cause number is included. The right […]

How Long After Summons Do You Get a Default Judgment

Collection Agencies/Junk Debt Buyers do not hesitate for one minute if you have not answered your credit card Summons. If your Summons states you have 20 days to answer and you failed to do so, they will get a default judgment against you the very next day. If you have 30 days to answer, the […]

Examples of Answering Summons/Complaint Credit Card Debt Lawsuit

It is very important that you answer the plaintiff’s Complaint within the amount of time that is given by the court, or the plaintiff will get a default judgment against you. And of course,they would like a default judgement! The first thing you want to do is check your local court rules and see if […]

What is a Summons and Why Did I Get Served?

The plaintiff will start off a Summons by preparing a paper and submitting it with the court informing them that the defendant is being sued. The Summons will state the amount of time the defendant has to answer the Complaint. If you do not answer, or show up on your court date (small claims court) […]