After my response to a law suit, a date is set for a hearing?

What happens there? I have no job or money. Will a Judge take that into consideration? Apparently some bill collector bought my credit card debt and is seeking to make some money. Any help is much appreciated.

Asked By: Joseph - 3/1/2009
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in my state judgements are good for at least 12 yrs. maybe 20. i dont remember. if they get a judgement the sit back and wait until you do have a job. then they nail ya. with garnishment. had that happen. 2 judgements same day. i was laid off. couple mos. after going back to work my wages were garnished by one of them... More
Answered By: wayalook - 3/1/2009
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You can't get blood out of a stone, so if you don't have a job, they can't do much. They could win a judgement against you, but they can't garnish if you're not earning a paycheck.
Answered By: j-diddy - 3/1/2009
Yes they can get a judgment and no you can't pay right now but that judgment is good for as long as they want to keep renewing it. No the Judge will not take into consideration you are unemployeed that is why the judgment is for years into your future.
Answered By: Sally - 3/1/2009
Why bother to respond? You have no defense. You owe the money. If you responded, the other side will probably move for summary judgment. They will probably not ask for oral argument so there will be no hearing. The court will grant the motion and they will have a judgment against you. It will be valid for many... More
Answered By: maxmom56 - 3/1/2009
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