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Can you share with me why you failed to appear?
Thank you. If you failed to show/appear and a judgment was awarded, a motion to vacate the judgment can be filed with the court. In the body of the motion, you need to show good cause and explain to the Judge 1) why you failed to appear and 2) that the case should be decided on the merits, since you do have a right to contest this and defenses to raise, to show that the amount which they seek is not proper. Of course, if you fight this, you would need to bring in an expert, to testify on your behalf to the same and to show that what they want you to pay and the services they performed was not necessary.
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