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What form do we need for Virginia Circuit court to answer the complaints on a civil suit? We need help.

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Virginia Rockbridge county

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Suit filed against us.

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We have a defamation suit we could file against them but we don't have the money to do that either. They are suing us for 850k for being a nuisance.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Legal
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
All attorneys want a 25k retainer to represent us. I need to know how to answer the initial filing of the suit. Can I simply write in my answers on the actual document served or is there a legal form I need to submit?
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you!
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have horrible mobile service or I would call. Sorry. We are very rural.
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Here is a sample answer form, you will need to modify it to your court and case number, names, etc.

http://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/pdf/Answer-Example.pdf

Go paragraph by paragraph and admit or deny and state why.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Thanks again

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It is a circuit court. This is a district court form. Can I just change that and use it? I did find this but assumed it was an incorrect form.
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Yes you can here is a better form , it is more what you need here ..

http://www.virginia1774.org/GMUresponse.pdf

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ah! Got it thank you!
Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Take care now and the best.

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Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Thanks for rating 5 stars at top of page.

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