Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

If I was defaulted and the rest of the parties negotiated a…

if I was defaulted and...
if I was defaulted and the rest of the parties negotiated a settlement agreement, am I automatically bounded by whatever they negotiated 6 months after my default with out my presence?? my default was entered no money judgment checked off box
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
i must have pressed wrong button. this question is for Law Edjucator. thanks
Answered in 6 minutes by:
9/21/2017
Law Educator, Esq.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 125,205
Experience: Attorney experienced in commercial litigation.
Verified

Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question

If you were defaulted, then whatever judgment is entered against you is what you must pay. You would not be part of the actual negotiated settlement unless it states you are. If it does not say you are, then the default judgment against you means that you have to pay what the plaintiff asked for unless you get the default vacated.

Please do not forget to leave positive feedback by clicking on the 5 stars at the top of your page, as the experts are not employees of the site and get no credit for spending time with customers unless they leave positive feedback. Thank you.

Law Educator, Esq.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 125,205
Experience: Attorney experienced in commercial litigation.
Verified
Law Educator, Esq. and 87 other Consumer Protection Law Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a consumer protection lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Law Educator, Esq. Your Own Question
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq., Lawyer
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Satisfied Customers: 125,205
125,205 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Attorney experienced in commercial litigation.

Law Educator, Esq. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

6,930 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,422 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

1,607 satisfied customers

Attorney,17 years experience in consumer protection areas

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

1,587 satisfied customers

17 years legal experience including consumer protection law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

1,184 satisfied customers

16+ yrs. of legal experience.

LADY LAWYER

LADY LAWYER

Lawyer

748 satisfied customers

Consumer Lawyer

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Lawyer

582 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
I took out a private student loan for college in Ohio
I took out a private student loan for college in Ohio through CitiBank back in November 2002. I never paid anything on it, and it defaulted. Now, 15½ years later, a collection agency has tried to brin… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
448 satisfied customers
I had a car accident and I damaged my vehicle and the
Second opinion] I had a car accident and I damaged my vehicle and the insurance company has had my vehicle for month the auto body has not fixed it they've had it for a month it's just sitting there I… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
19,837 satisfied customers
I signed as buyer on a car loan for my best friend. I have
I signed as buyer on a car loan for my best friend. I have excellent credit at the age of 21 but, unfortunately, not enough sense and ability to have said NO. I signed as Buyer because he was my best … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
12,221 satisfied customers
I have a tenant who pays by money order. They mailed the
I have a tenant who pays by money order. They mailed the money order to me and somehow it ended up cashed with another person's signature. The money order company sent me copy of it and I see the back… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
6,930 satisfied customers
I have already provided my credit card number with the
i have already provided my credit card number with the understanding that i will be charged $5 for the service… read more
Bruce Schreiber
Bruce Schreiber
Juris Doctor
448 satisfied customers
I did business with these guys and wondered if they are
i did business with these guys and wondered if they are still around? … read more
Eric Y., Esq.
Eric Y., Esq.
Law/J.D.
286 satisfied customers
Not sure if this applies. I filed bnkrptcy in 2015. My home
Not sure if this applies. I filed bnkrptcy in 2015. My home mortgage was NOT part of the bnkrptcy but because I was discouraged from reaffirming that debt after discharge it shows on my credit reports… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
6,930 satisfied customers
Just bought a car and we detected some rust we feel that car
just bought a car and we detected some rust we feel that car might have been in water can we return the car … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
19,837 satisfied customers
Is there a state or federal law against tampering with the
Is there a state or federal law against tampering with the check engine light on a car? Data Point: my friend took a car to a local shop and they put a piece of electrical tape and foam piece over the… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
125,205 satisfied customers
Country Wide turned my reverse mortgage over to Champion and
Country Wide turned my reverse mortgage over to Champion and I have received phone calls and mail requesting info which I have given them. They are now requesting again info from our management co reg… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
19,837 satisfied customers
PA** an applicant claiming to have had a 'lifelong
PA** an applicant claiming to have had a 'lifelong disability' submitted an application. We approved him for tenancy but because he doesn't have a steady income from work (he gets SSI and 'regular' su… read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,668 satisfied customers
I bought my exboyfriend a truck and we broke up I want it
I bought my exboyfriend a truck and we broke up I want it back I have the pink slip. I bought the truck for him to drive while we were together of course. I live in California. … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
12,221 satisfied customers
I received my vehicle registration renewal notice for this
Hello! I received my vehicle registration renewal notice for this year. My lease expires in 3 months and we are going to return the car. Is there a way to pay only a proportional of the registration f… read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,161 satisfied customers
What attorney can write a letter on my behalf to the
What attorney can write a letter on my behalf to the creditor and Ideal Image to assist me in cancelling the contract I unwittingly signed but did not go through with and services? … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
125,205 satisfied customers
We were with AT & T and went with Teen Mobile. We had three
We were with AT & T and went with Teen Mobile. We had three active lines but only needed a release for one. The release code was provided and we were told that there was a zero balance and that the ph… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
125,205 satisfied customers
Not sure you can but here goes. I am trying to donate my
I am trying to donate my kidney. I have had all tests done and was told by last doctor, cardiologist, that I as cleared for kidney donation. I received a call today and was told that I was not cleared for kidney donation, just cleared should I need a surgery for myself in the future. (NOT what my paperwork says and what I was verbally told. I just started the process of getting a second opinion at another donation clinic my question is....If, after second opinion, I am still told the same thing, I am in relatively good health and want to give my kidney to my significane other, we ARE a match, what type of lawyer would I need to get to fight this? … read more
Edward Young
Edward Young
Juris Doctor
450 satisfied customers
Bought a brand new Vehicle on Tuesday. I traded in my old
Bought a brand new Vehicle on Tuesday. I traded in my old vehicle for the new one. As I left the dealership I felt like I was pressured into the vehicle. After about an hour I decided I didn't like wh… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
6,930 satisfied customers
I had found a car talked to seller ended up giving him 1400
I had found a car talked to seller ended up giving him 1400 he wanted 17 for it so I was to make this great in payment then we'd transfer the title. I had car a few hours brought him 150 more. I had o… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
125,205 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x