Delaware, OH asked in Collections and Small Claims for Ohio

Q: I filed an answer to a complaint in small claims in OH. Can I file a motion to dismiss too? Judge referred to mediation.

This is for a debt collection lawsuit. The judge referred to mediation, the case will come up for review on 08/15. I contacted a mediator (because I thought I had to) and set up mediation for later this week? Should I proceed with mediation, or should I let the case come up for review? I want to file a motion to dismiss for lack of standing, can I still do that since I filed my answer to the complaint?

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You can file anything. It's chances of success are a different matter. Why do you think the debt collector lacks standing?

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