Q: I was served papers for a collection and filed my answer. It's been 3 years and now the plaintiff filed for a judgement.
I can't find specific answers to how long they have after I file my answer to do anything. No other motions have been filed by them since then for an extension or anything. Am I still within my rights to ask for a dismissal?
Also, the only thing that has happened is the case switched lawyers 2 or 3 times since the account got sold that many times.
**** I admitted NO liability in my answer that I filed**** That's why I am asking this question here. Are they within the law to wait 3 years after my answer of NO LIABILITY?
A: They have as long as they want if the court does not dismiss the case for lack of prosecution. Now that something has been filed in the case a lack of prosecution motion would not be proper.
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