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If the other side did not appear at the presentation of

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If the other side did not appear at the presentation of judgement and did not sign the judgement and the judge wrote on it failed to appear, does that mean they forfeited their rights in the judgement?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 6 months ago.

It generally means they waived the right to object or raise defenses. You would still be responsible for proving a cause of action and your damages but you can usually do that by your testimony.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The trial was finished and order given for the other side to write a judgement and at the presentation of judgement hearing a third party who was pro se did not show up to sign the judgement
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 6 months ago.

There is no requirement that the partiers sign the judgment. If they don't show up the judge can just sign it.