Q: Do I need to answer a motion to dismiss a small claims court case in South Carolina?
I filed a small claims suit against a doctor for malpractice in SC. His attorney filed a motion to dismiss on the grounds of Rules 12(b)(1), 12(b)(4) and 12(b)(6). and That I failed to state facts sufficient to constitute a case of action. In addition the court doesn't have jurisdiction over the subject matter.
Generally speaking, it's a good idea to respond to motions.
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