What to do if you are being sued? If you are being sued by a creditor or other party, the most important first step is to file a response to the lawsuit. Typically, this response must be written and provided to the court within 30 days after you are served.
You may contact our office for assistance with certain civil limited matters (usually where the amount you are being sued for is less than $25,000). Please contact our office to see if we are able to assist you in responding to your lawsuit.
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