What recourse does a plaitiff have if a defendant does not show up to court? How? 5 Answers as of June 10, 2015If a defendant does not show up for civil court, after requesting that he be served properly while in civil court at an early date, and is served two days prior to the newly set civil court date, what recourse does the plaintiff and judge of civil court have?
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
A defendant who does not show up in court having been properly served and noticed generally will be defaulted, that is a judgment will be entered in the plaintiffs favor if all of the procedural aspects of the case have been properly undertaken.
Answer Applies to: Michigan