Motion for Relief


#1

If they do not respond after 30 days you can ask the court clerk to enter a default judgment.


#2

What relief did you ask for in your complaint?

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#3

The plaintiff’s complaint requests approximately $20k in compensatory damages and approximately $20k in punative damages in Superior Court.


#4

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#5

Just in case this question got skipped over…

A plaintiff files an alienation of affection/criminal conversation complaint against a defendant. The defendant has 30 days in which to file an answer to the complaint, but does not file a response within 30 days of the service of process. The plaintiff is seeking $20k in compensatory and $20k in punative damages. What action should the plaintiff take to demand relief if the defendant refuses to answer the Complaint?
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#6

If they refuse to answer the complaint you can ask the court clerk to enter a default judgment of guilty. It is my understanding that if you don’t answer a complaint like this it is an admission of guilt. Then you have to try the judgment. That is you have to go to court and state why you deserve 20K/20K. If they are not there to argue their point then you win. After that you may have to figure out how to get blood out of a turnip.

That my not be the exact legal process, but that is my understanding.

There are many convolutions and you would be well advised to use an attorney.


#7

A plaintiff files an alienation of affection/criminal conversation complaint against a defendant. The defendant has 30 days in which to file an answer to the complaint, but does not file a response within 30 days of the service of process. What action should the plaintiff take to demand relief? What kind of motion would be filed?