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Hi, I have recieved a warrant of debt in fairfax, virginia court and the date of hearing is 24th january, so i need to get legal advise that what should i do in the court and what are my legal options

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?

Virginia Fairfax county

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

By who?

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Just to let him know that i contacted the plaintiff attorney a month ago if i can arrange funds before the court date can the case be withdrawn and i can be saved from a judgement against me, but i was unable to arrange the funds as of today.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I am prepared in some capacity like i have arrangement of only $2000 for now but the total claim is of $6449
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
My main concern is i don't want a judgment against me which is harmful for my future career that's all i want to save my self from at this point

Normally you can work out a settlement payment plan in court or beforehand. You would explain your finances and work out a payment plan over time which you can afford and if there is a judgment it would be vacated as part of the settlement. Is that clear and acceptable?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Its very much clear but its my first time appearing in court so i just simply want to know that when the judge will call me what should be my response to him/her in regards ***** ***** matter, shall i just say that i plead guilty and accept these charges and would like to setup a payment plan and i have brought this certified cashier's check in the amount of $2000 as to show my intention to pay of my balance but due to my financial position i would need a payment plan setup for over the period of 10 months in which i can pay and finish of my balance. Do you think i should simply state these lines to the honorable judge or it should be anything different then that?

First, this is a civil matter, correct so there is no guilty, only an issues of whether the debt is owing, and if owing, working out a payment plan for the balance

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I would focus on speaking to what part of the claim you believe is owing and what payment plan you could manage to do.

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The court will normally push both sides to meet further and find terms acceptable to both. Often such claims settle over a payment plan consisting of several months, and sometimes a discount, especially if the balance includes interest, collection costs and other extras.

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I think its well sufficient enough answers to all my questions in this matter, appreciate your help. Thank You.
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