the city of pittsburgh filied a 10 day notice of intentin to take default judgment against me i need to stop this some i can have a court date
failed to file a complaint in the case
they sent me court papers with hearing date did not know i had to respond to this thought i just had to go to court so they filed the 10 day intention papers against me i like to know want to do to stop this and have my court date
yes needed to respond in 20 days in writing
yes dont know how to respond in writing do i go to court office and file
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