When you get sued you hang your head.  You feel like the battle is lost when the Sheriff delivers the court summons to your door. 

But getting sued is not the end of the battle. No, getting sued may be the best thing the other side did to equalize the playing field.

Yes, getting

If you bothered to file a written response to a lawsuit with the Clerk of the Court, what is the next step?

What happens after you respond to a lawsuit?


The next step in litigation is called “discovery.” It is your opportunity (and the creditor’s opportunity) to get answers to questions. Unfortunately, this tends