If you have been served with a Summons & Complaint for a civil lawsuit New York, you must “appear” in the action as soon as possible. What does it mean to “appear”? Well, it simply means actively participate in the lawsuit by filing an Answer, Motion to Dismiss, or some other appropriate responsive pleading. To…

What is a motion for summary judgment? A motion for summary judgment is a tool that many lawyers who represent creditors use to try and save time, money, and effort when trying to obtain a judgment against a debtor. Chances are that if you are researching this topic, you have already been served with such…

Confused Man on Credit Debt, Judgements

When a creditor files a lawsuit against you, they begin the process at Court and then typically hire a process server to deliver a copy of the Summons & Complaint to you, as required by law. Below is a picture of a real Summons that one of our past clients received from Forster & Garbus,…