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    What are the steps in a lawsuit starting with filing the compliant? Who are the parties? What happens if you are sued and you don't respond to the summons? What is voir dire?

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    First a Complaint is filed and a Summons is served on the Defendant. Usually, service of a summons has to be done by Sheriff or some other party allowed to do service in that jurisdiction. Next, the Defendant in the case has 30 days to file an Answer to respond to the allegations in the Complaint. Next, a status ...

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    This solution discusses the process of filing a lawsuit.