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I am a VP at a $200M company and we received a summons on July 2nd for the state of Minnesota and now the clock is running out to respond, because the date to respond is Monday. I have written an answer to the best of my ability, but would like either a) advice on how to move out the deadline, b) have a lawyer sign the answer so that I can have it served on Monday, c) help me find somebody in Minnesota to serve said answer, or d) figure out something else to do based on the facts of the case. It is a freight claim from a third party logistics provider for a Customer of ours that went bankrupt and did not pay them. Our original Bill of Ladings supplied with the shipment had a non-recourse signature.
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One more clarification. I live in Massachusetts but the Summons is from Minnesota. The Minnesota law websites say that a corporation must have a lawyer sign an Answer and that an officer of a company cannot sign the answer.
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