If I have filed a lawsuit what does it mean to get an answer?
Question Details: I filed a lawsuit and we went to court but the defendant hired a lawyer so there is a second setting but I still have not heard an answer.
An answer is the answer to the complaint (lawsuit). The answer denies the allegations in the complaint. The answer to the complaint is filed with the court and served on you by mail. If the answer is not timely filed, you can file a default, and win the case if the default is not set aside.
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