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    Asked May 5, 2009, 04:47 PM ó 42 Answers
    On Friday my son found a summons for court to my husband from a collections lawyer in are mailbox no envelope ! Is this legal? I thought you had to be surved in person or reg mail! Dose anyone No ! I live in NY .

    I found a summons in my mail box in May, This was from a lawyer who was now representing a collections company that had bought my account from 2003.
    (I thought this was paid when I filled out the Insurance forms that where provided by the credit card company when I was sick). I filled out an answer form with my side of story and filed it with the court .Sent a certified copies to the lawyer of the answer form as well as a validation of debt letter. I received my court date in the mail on the first of June , (Court date set for August ) Thought well I will get my day in Court! Well Friday I receive a letter from the Lawyers office with 3 copies of stipulation discontinuing action form . Anyone Familiar with This ? I would like more information on stipulation discontinuing action .

    Last edited by Fr_Chuck; Jun 14, 2009 at 08:34 PM.
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    Motherofmany Posts: 34, Reputation: 2
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    Mar 1, 2010, 11:53 AM

    Well called!
    They are backed up & they are still on November cases ,So I will wait & check in every month until it happens!
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    Motherofmany Posts: 34, Reputation: 2
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    Mar 8, 2010, 08:39 AM

    Well called the court again!
    After a lengthy conversation with the civil court clerk .
    I explained I did not get a copy of signed order. pay my fee & get a copy.
    By reading it I could tell the judge didnít even give my proposed order a chance
    He signed this order eights days after my court day. According to the court paperwork
    I had ten days to respond & I submitted mine on the ninth day.
    Small victory but I will take it !So I wait & see if they serve me again!
    Go from there!
    In the mean time I will continue to read up on everything about the subject!
    Thank you ! For all the help!
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    JudyKayTee Posts: 46,506, Reputation: 4594
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    May 27, 2010, 07:44 AM

    When I have a pet peeve I post it and so when something REALLY GOOD happens, I post that, too.

    Motherofmany sent me a PM thanking me - doesn't happen often but I was very, very pleased.

    We all contribute to the answers and so the thank you belongs in part to all of us and I thought "you" would like to know.

    Seldom does anyone say thank you - but to take the time to contact me. Amazing and gratifying!
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