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im being sued and they filed a motion for a default judgement on me for not responding in the time frame allowed by the court.i did respond but it was not in the exact form the court wanted.The judgement has not been granted.how can i fight this and go to trial to be heard?What can ido or is there nothing i can do?
but they havent ruled on it yet,,,also,,if i was served a summons and complaint and went to file my answer but the plantiff hadnt filed the complaint in the clerks office,how was i supposed to file a answer to the complaint with no cause number or when does the time frame start?is it from then date of summons or the date of filing?
they just served me without filing,,they served me on march 28th,i sent a letter wanting them to file complaint on april 16th within the twenty day rule,they filed complaint on april 22nd and i filed the letter again on april 29th,then they filed a motion for default on april 30th,,,i dont understand how they can file a default motion if i responded in time,can they do this and get it granted?
would if i cant afford one then what do i do?i thin k this is what they are counting on
would i be doing a good thing by filing a order to dismiss based on lack evidence in complaint?All they have is her word against mine and i have stacks of receipts signed by her for buying her house,i would file a motion to dismiss in order to get it heard before default hearing so i can get a additional ten days to file a better response? would this be a good idea?
so based on what ive told you,do you think the judge will grant them a default against me?
so what exact steps should i file to stop this default motion?
when do i need to file?
plantiff aknowledged that i have appeared and i opposed the motion for default along with filing a motion to dismiss prior to the hearing,have i cured the default under washington law?
prior to the 20 days filing,i called and hand delivered a letter denying the allogations in the complaint and demaned the complaint be filed does that response count as my answer and how would i cure the default