Q: Filed a complaint in the court for non refund of deposit and defendant did not answer.
Filed a complaint in the court for non refund of deposit and defendant did not answer in 35 days and court entered default. Defendant's counsel filed a motion to vacate the default to anser the complaint out of time which was granted by judge with a note to submit the answer in 10 days. Defendant counsel did not file an answer even after 19 days and in the mean time court initiated mediation and appointed a mediator. Now that defendants violated the order to answer out of time the default still exist? If so do still have to go through mediation. My attorney says he will prepare the discovery and will be ready for mediation and the violation court will deal. What's the right thing to do now?
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