Chicago, IL asked in Real Estate Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Missouri

Q: Is it legal to deny you Court proceeding hearings and be forced to be pro sa

Did not get to attend on 6/1/2020 a court hearing held without me and sale of a property or personal to one of the owners which the case was dismissed and I was charged everything that my girlfriend was he no longer has to pay and now put it all on me the courts gave granted $15,000 and property family and rent mowing the grass which nobody used the most except for me and there is no property damage by me at all and put all the property taxes on me which are not split freeway I feel that that was illegal of judge Harris from Fulton Missouri which is a sitting judge once a month but is a normal judge in Columbia Missouri please help

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
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  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: It is obvious that you disagree with the court’s ruling but your post is unintelligible. Try rewriting it using separate sentences with periods. If you do that, then you might receive some better answers.

It is unclear why a hearing was held without you and why you didn’t or could not attend. You refer to being forced to be pro se. That’s odd. If you had hired an attorney then your attorney would have represented you. I don’t follow why you were “forced” to be pro se.

Finally, some of the smaller circuits use visiting judges from other circuits and that is permissible.

If you can afford to hire an attorney at this point you’d be well advised to do so.

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