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That is correct assiociate did not respond to the law suit . He chose not to fight the lawsuit.
i have not received an answer to my question; During opening statment should I request charges aganst me should be dismissed per associate has already pleaded guilty by default. does guitly by default in this matter mean he is stating he did drive the car without permission and was not aware if there was any insurance on the car.
do not understand why I have not received any responses from you
Ok i was not the driver of the car. The dispute is not about not having a licesnce it is about insurance. I cancelled the insurance on the car. I origanlly said I would rent the car to 2nd party and pay the insurance. The 2 nd party never made a payment of 330.00 per month that was discussed.He drove the car for 4 months .The reason for him needing a car is that his was confinscated per he was arrested on felony drug charges. He needed a way to get back and forth to work until he was to go to prison. because he was not making payments I cancelled insurance thinking that would relieve me of him driving the car and getting into a accident. I did not tell him that I cancelled insurance. this is a case of good vs evil. I was just trying to help someone down on their luck, keep working they approched me they very intimidating and dishonest. I realize i put my self in a bad position but I have a bad habit of having trust in people and also in engaging in conflict. ie. telling him u have not payed me i want the car back etc. his girlfriend kept saying she would pay me and I trusted she would be good to her word.now they putting all blame on me. does the fact that he never payed me by any chance void the verbal contract. Again there is noting in writing , my defense is just to say I never agreed to pay for insurance I know this is not what you want to here but there is no documentation of any of this. I realized I am screwed ,blued and tattooed. The finacial part of it is only 2000 that is a lot of money but not the end of the world. I am just concerned b/c the defense is always wicked is that they will trying to escalate to a criminal charge and that I would lose my licsence and have to pay attorney fees and a large fine. One other point is that 1000.00 of the money that geico is trying to collect is for injurings that occured to the passanger of the parked car. There was no damage to my car and only 600.00 to plantifs car. The injury is anecdotal back by no medical evidence should I motion this be dismissed based on lack of evidence.
What I am looking for from you is just anything that might help ease the pain.
What about the 1000.00 injury payment.
at this point what if I just do not show up for hearing. Can I be arrested does habeas corpus come into play. This looks like a total waste of time. I am unemloyed have bankruptcy on credit file. If they can only find me guilt as a civil matter and there are no crimenal concequence i through in the white flag.
Please just let me know if I am in danger of any criminal action if I do not show up for trial. I am Bi Polar and I just can not deal with it . If it is just a money issue without any criminal issues I am done . The damage emotioally and physically is not worth going through over 2000.00