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Civil Procedure – Default Judgment – Counsel’s Neglect (access required)

Defendant’s 21-day delay in filing their answer to plaintiff’s lawsuit was due to counsel’s neglect, and as defendant has meritorious defenses and plaintiff would not be prejudiced, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants defendant’s motion for relief from default judgment, but orders defendant to pay plaintiff’s fees and costs associated with the default judgment against ...

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