I see. Thank you for clarifying the situation for me.
If you simply cannot attend the hearing, the court will typically grant a default judgment in the plaintiff's favor and then the plaintiff could obtain an order to garnish your wages unfortunately.
The only way to end this without having to appear in court would typically involve either retaining a local attorney to represent you in the matter and seek to delay the hearing repeatedly if possible or to file for bankruptcy protection, which would normally discharge the debt altogether.
You could contact the clerk of the court yourself and see whether the court will grant you a continuance of the case, but you would need to appear at some point down the road in order to avoid a default judgment, or bankruptcy protection would end the litigation
once and for all if you are not concerned about your credit rating, although that is a more extreme step and you would ultimately be required to appear before the bankruptcy court at some point.
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