DeeJay1981 Posted January 28, 2019 Report Share Posted January 28, 2019 This is my first legal issue with no legal background or understanding. Any help and input would be greatly appreciated. So I have already been served (at home on 12/22/18), and after a paid consult I filed my response and mailed it to the Plaintiff (1/4/19), and received notice that I have a set court date of 2/11/19 for pre-trial. Included in my response I replied as such: DEFENDANT’S ORIGINAL ANSWER TO THE HONORABLE JUDGE OF SAID COURT: COMES NOW, J***** C******, Defendant in the above styled and numbered cause, and makes and files this, its Original Answer, and respectfully shows: Defendant denies each and all allegations as stated in Plaintiff’s Original Petition and demands STRICT proof thereof. This was my reply based on a paid consultation with a lawyer ($20 for 30 minutes). He advised me that if it does get a court date, based on his past dealings with PRA, that it's most likely that they will not even show up to court. Now, on the off chance that they do show up in court, is there anything I should say or do in defense against this? I was told that I would be able to request them to provide evidence of my debt to them, such as signed contract with them, and receipts. I've never dealt with any kind of legal issue and I'm feeling quite overwhelmed but cannot afford to pay for a lawyer. If there's anything needed from me to help better understand my case, please let me know and I'll provide what I can. Thank you very much in advance for your time and consideration! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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