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I am being sued at the magistrate level in PA for 12,000 for faulty home improvement. The judge has denied a continuation and I haven't had time to get assistance. I was only paid 3500 and they claim I have to pay for the other contractors work. What can I do
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What is the basis of their claim? If they underpaid you then you can file a counterclaim against them both as a claim and as a defense to any nonperformance claim they have against you.

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