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if you are summons to court for a civil warrant and you don't show up can you go to jail?
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if you are summons to court for a civil warrant and you don't show up can you go to jail?

i live in tn and was summons to court for a civil case if i dont show up can the take me to jail







Kelle
A civil law suit is different from a criminal court hearing. No bench warrant is issued. Normally the judge rules in favor of the first party. Your absence means you forfeited the right to explain your side of the story. You can ask for an adjournment early on.


ravin_lunatic
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LOL...I hope you are kidding about the power of the courts! YOU BETTER SHOW UP! Or, leave the country!


brandon
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yes. what you can do is hire an attorney to step in for you. i prefer harvey birdman. good luck







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