Q: I have settled a lawsuit for credit collection. The court date is coming up. Should I go?
A: Unless the have dismissed the case, caution dictates weighing the risks of not attending. I would attend to make certain nothing untoward occurs.
A: Yes. When I was a young lawyer, our managing partner would repeat on a regular basis that if you are in a case, you go to all court hearings. If you don't want to go to a court hearing, then get out of the case. Some things are simple, attending all court hearings while a case is open is one of those simple issues.
A: It depends when your court date is, and whether there is any indication that the plaintiff has filed paperwork telling the court the hearing is canceled and/or the casebis dismissed. If there's no indication the plaintiff has canceled the hearing or dismissed the case,then you should appear at the hearing.
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