Albuquerque, NM asked in Contracts and Construction Law for Tennessee

Q: Got bill from a contractor, 8 days later was served a summons to appear for lawsuit for nonpayment.

Already paid 50% deposit, thought it couldn't be more than 33%, only 2nd bill i received. Work was not acceptable & couldn't come to agreement of how to fix. This is in Hamilton county TN getting sued for nonpayment $2200 already paid $2200. Thought i had to be notified by certified mail or something i had to sign to accept a final bill with warning of lawsuit if not paid in 10 days. Alot more to situation but thats the basics.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Hire a TN attorney to represent you now. A Default Judgment will be alot more, and presenting defenses to a debt in Sessions Court can be confusing.

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