Setting Aside a Default Judgment
February 28th, 2018
In Missouri, in order to set aside or vacate a default judgment, you must show good cause and that you actually have a defense to the claim. Otherwise, the default judgment will stand and you may be subjected to levies and garnishments.
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Setting Aside Missouri Default Judgments
June 10th, 2016
In order to set aside a default judgment in Missouri, you must petition the court within one year of the judgment being entered. In addition, you must show the court that you have a good defense and a valid defense. If you have a default judgment entered against you and you would like some assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Appealing a Default Judgment
May 23rd, 2016
In Missouri, if a default judgment is entered against you, you cannot immediately file an appeal to the Missouri appellate courts. Instead, you must take the appropriate action in the court that issued the default judgment. A default judgment can occur if you fail to show up to court or if you fail to respond to a petition.
If you have been sued and would like some assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Setting Aside a Missouri Default Judgment
January 12th, 2015
If a default judgment has been granted against you by a Missouri court, you may want or need to re-open the case. However, in order to do so, you will need to show that there is good cause to re-open the judgment, meaning some sort of negligence or mistake occurred, such as the careless handling of the summons. If you are facing a default judgment against you, you may want to contact our law office at 816-524-4949.
Default ain’t my fault
January 21st, 2014
If you do not receive written notice of a trial setting, then you are entitled to setting aside the default judgment or obtaining a new trail. To read what happened to James Massa, check out this case:
Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District- SD 32119
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Undo that Default Judgment
December 26th, 2013
Got a default judgment? Missouri allows you to undo the default judgment and reopen the case for mistake, inadvertence, surprise or excusable neglect. In addition, you must show that you have a meritorious defense and good cause for setting aside the default judgment. To learn more, check out:
Benchmark Healthcare of Wildwood, LLC, Respondent, v. Whispering Oaks Residential Care Facility, LLC, Appellant.
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District- ED99178