Q: Do I have to go to a deposition if I didn’t receive a court ordered subpoena?
I won but my exhusband is suing me for his attorney fees in a civil case. I don’t have an attorney because I don’t have enough money for a retainer fee and legal aid said they don’t have the funding for my kind of case.
If you have been sued you MUST defend against the case or there will be a 'default' entered against you.
The facts you state here don't make sense. If the case is over ('you won') there wouldn't be the need for you to attend any deposition (If you lost there may be a 'debtors exam' but you claim that isn't the case so ....)
If the case is ongoing there may be depositions and 'the court' doesn't necessarily issue those deposition subpoenas so that doesn't matter.
YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO NOT HAVE an attorney. Please consult with a local attorney as failing to appear can be dangerous. Find a local licensed attorney on this website to review the paperwork and let you know what is needed. It may well be less expensive than you think.
Don't let 'I can't afford it' scare you. You don't know what it will cost until you show ALL the paperwork to an attorney to review.
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