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what does it mean when I am served with copies of complaint

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what does it mean when I am served with copies of complaint filed in court by plaintiff? with no court date or intention for court date??
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 6 years ago.
No date is set because you have 20 days to file a written answer to the clerk of court with a copy to the party who is suing you (or their attorney) and if you do not file a written answer then they will get a judgment against you by default and will then be able to enforce the judgment. You need to consider getting an attorney to answer this suit for you as soon as possible.


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