Should I show up to court for a civil suit regardng a loan if I know that the judge is not going to rule in my favor?

Asked on January 31, 2013 under Business Law, New Mexico


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Yes, by all means you need to show up in court concerning the civil action that you are involved in even though you have the suspicion that the outcome will not be in your favor. There is a possibility that you may foster a settlement where you can pay on a monthly basis an amount that you can afford to the person to whom you owe the money to.

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