Atlantic City, NJ asked in Injury Law for New Jersey

Q: What happens if you do not respond to a lawsuit within 21 days.

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A: Nothing since the proper time is 35 days. After this time you file a motion to enter default and set a proof hearing where you present your proofs to a Judge and he enters an order for judgment. The court notifies you of the proof hearing date

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