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Hi there, I am new here, but, know from reading the posts on this forum, that I am in the right place to get the help I need. I am so very impressed by the extensive knowledge of the members on legal issues. After many sleepless nights, you have given me hope that I can get through this situation. Here's my issue: I am being sued by a JDB (Asset Acceptance & Midland) in the NJ Special Civil Part Court, with trial date a week and a half away. First, I made sure to answer the complaint by the Court's deadline. Then, I received and answered interrogatories. I then sent Request for Admissions and Request for Production. In the meantime, Plaintiff's attorney left me two messages trying to settle the case, which I do not want to do. In response to my request for Discovery, I received a brief note stating that Plaintiff will not be responding to Defendant's Discovery Requests, as they are not in compliance with the NJ court Rules. What exactly are the deadlines and time frames for Rules of Discovery in NJ Special Civil Part Court? I made sure to find out the appropriate way to request Discovery and thought I had done it properly. Unless there is some procedural error that I don't know about, I'm unclear as to why I am not in compliance with the rules of Discovery. The only thing I can think of is that maybe I missed the deadline, as I have many health problems and am also trying to take care of my son, who also has multiple health problems and has been in the hospital. Now, I just don't know what to do next. I have done my best to try to handle this myself, as I have many health issues and am on permanent disability, which is my only income. The stress this is causing has caused my health to decline even further. I know that I may need an attorney, at this point to unravel this situation, but, because of my financial situation, don't know if this will be possible. This is quite frustrating because I know my rights and I know that this JDB is not entitled to a penny, let alone entitled to even set foot in the courtroom. It's just so frustrating. Any help or suggestions would be so very much appreciated. Many thanks to all for your time and assistance. .