Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer Now.
It is likely that the case was filed in November of 2008, but you were just served today. It is not likely that anything has happened in the case - like a judgment being entered against you. However, you can call the court clerk and find out what has been filed.
You should file an answer to the complaint, even if it is just a blanket denial of all allegations. Doing this will buy you enough time to make it to your March 15 date. Once you file bankruptcy, the creditor cannot do anything against you.