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Received a 5-day sheriff notice to move out, but I did not

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Received a 5-day sheriff notice to move out, but I did not receive any documentation for a court date. Is there any way to request more time?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Dimitry Esquire replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.

You can request more time by contacting the courts, and file a motion to 'set aside' based on lack of notice, specifically that you were not informed of a hearing and were not given an opportunity to appear. This must be done on Monday when the courts are open, you really cannot file anything today or tomorrow. I would suggest you try to find the courthouse that issued this order, and see if a law library is open today--go there to obtain a template for your motion to set aside, write it up over the weekend, and then file it first thing Monday morning.

Sincerely,

Dimitry, Esq.

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