Woodridge, IL asked in Consumer Law, Collections and Probate for Florida

Q: Court Order

Good morning,

My husband received a court order to appear for a pre-trial conference/mediation and I received the order on Saturday 9/30/17.

LVNV Funding LLC (from Credit One) credit card is suing him for $1,147.62. They wanted him to appear that Monday 10/30/17, but he just had a biopsy and there was no way he could attend. Not sure what we should do at this point. We can't afford a lawyer, so any legal information would help immensely.

1 Lawyer Answer
James Turner
James Turner
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I am sorry for your current situation. First, I think that you should contact the lawyer on the other side and inform them of the current inability to attend the pretrial conference. However, court staff is overworked and understaffed so I recommend that someone appear to explain you husband's absence.

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