Richmond, TX asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Indiana

Q: What can I do if I can't find a lawyer? I need to respond to the court within 20 days but I have a few days left to do

I received a notification from the court of a lawsuit and I have 20 days to respond after the notification, but it's been approximately 11 days and I still can't find a lawyer. If I can't find one, what can I do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and time is of the essence in your matter. As a general course of action nationwide, one could request an extension to arrange for an attorney. Most plaintiff firms would grant that courtesy. Reach out to local attorneys for more definitive, state-specific guidance. Good luck

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