Brooklyn, NY asked in Civil Litigation for New York

Q: There is a judgement against me, but I was improperly served. How can I get the judgement vacated?

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
Answered
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You need to bring an order to show cause and prove improper service and a meritorious defense to the underlying case. How hard this is depends on which court entered the judgment.

Michael H. Joseph
Michael H. Joseph
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  • White Plains, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You can make a motion to vacate the Judgment on the basis of improper service of process.

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