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if neither the defendant nor its lawyer showed up for court

despite being notified etc (Civil...
if neither the defendant nor its lawyer showed up for court despite being notified etc (Civil, pro se, $25,000.00)and the damages were awarded to the plaintiff by the judge at the inquest, can the defendant really appeal the judgment? i mean they didnt even bother to come to court to dispute
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Yes, they can appeal but their chances of winning are very, very small.


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is it normative under the circumstances for the defendant's lawyer to say that the plaintiff obtained the decision by fraud, is it part of the protocol? can this lawyer be sued for defamation?

I don't know if it is normal but it isn't unusual. As a general rule the lawyer can't be sued for allegations contained in the pleadings on file with the court. There might be some cases where the allegations are so outlandish and not based on any kind of a good faith belief and a lawyer could be sued but it would have to be something way, way out there.


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