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Thank you for the quick reply.
Unfortunately, I am the landlord, not the tenant.
Can I file a motion of continuance to another month (like Dec or Jan)?
The reason would be my ability to pay then would be better than if the payment was needed upon the final decision.
In a worse case scenario, if payment can not be made, what are the ramifications? Lien against property, deductions from salary., etc...
As I work in NY and have a bank account there, but the property is in CT, can they go to my NY account? The bank is an international bank with branches, in both NY and CT, but the account was set up in NY.
Excellent information. If I wanted to settle out of court with the plaintiff, how would I word the letter stating that I would no longer be pursued by the tenants in any future court case.
What advantage would I have if my attorney attempts to transfer the "small claims case" to a "regular docket"? Maybe to extend the time for a final decision, and/or is this a possible attempt to ring up the hours.
Can someone move a "small claims case" to a "regular docket" / "civil court", without using an attorney?
CT Small Claims Court transfer to Regular Docket:Just received an Answer Date letter to a small claims court, yesterday. As the Answer Date is next Wed., Dec 4th, is it still possible to push this to the regular docket?
Worst case scenario, as tomorrow is Thanksgiving, Friday people are off, so if this was done on Monday, two days before answer date, (which is Wed), this should still be allowed? To be exact, I am going to State of Connecticut - Superior Court, Centralized Small Claims, in the local Hartford area (SCANH New Haven JD). What information you provide will allow me to talk more intelligently with my attorney, instead of feeling pressured to throw money his way. [Of course if you send me links / references, that would also be awesome.]
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