Q: Is there a way to respond to an alias summons? I just got served papers today for a court date that is 10 days away.
The summons is from Gamache & Myers for World acceptance corporation, AC Breach of Contract. Apparently they've been trying to serve me at an old address for like 6 months. It's from a loan that I supposedly took out in 2016, which attached is the unsolicited check I apparently signed, but none of my payments or anything. I honestly don't ever remember taking out a loan from them that I had never paid on or paid off. So I just don't know if that wasn't attached? But also why would they wait 6 years to take me to court? Is there anything I can do to help my case.
A: Why they waited is irrelevant. Unfortunately, a lot of interest can accrue in 6 years. If you were served then you need to appear in court or hire an attorney to prevent a default judgment. You can submit written discovery to learn the facts and supporting documents, if any.
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