Nashville, TN asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Business Law and Small Claims for Tennessee

Q: I have done a consent judgment on an amount I am being sued for and it was approved. Do I still have to appear in court

The lawsuit is coming from a loan company that has acquired a lawyer for representation. I think I got the term "Consent Judgement" correct. With that being said, since the judgement was approved by the courts, is it still necessary for me to go to court?

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Anthony M. Avery
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A: It is probably an Agreed Judgment. I recommend you still go to Court to get the agreed money Judgment entered. Sometimes bad things happen, and it is difficult to rectify them. That creditor's attorney might forget about your agreement and enter the full ad damnum, plus attorney fees and costs.

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