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default judgment

[difôlt′]
Etymology: L, defallere, to lack, judicare, to decide
(in law) a judgment rendered against a defendant as a result of the defendant's failure to appear in court or to answer the plaintiff's claim within the proper time.
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Centennial also received a default judgment in Lonoke Circuit Court on April 27 against Lewis and his Fieldstone Townhomes of Cabot LLC for $207,000.
The default judgment also orders associated registrars and registries to hand over the domain names to ABS-CBN.
District Court for the Central District of California entered the default judgment against the defendants on August 28, 2017.
Taylor didn't respond to the lawsuit, which resulted in the default judgment.
Paltrow has asked the court for a default judgment because Coldplay frontman Martin, 39, has never formally responded to her divorce petition.
District Court in the southern district of New York reached a default judgment ordering Iran to pay some $10 billion to the relatives of victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept.
District judge George Daniels issued the default judgment in New York, claiming Iran failed to defend itself against allegations of having a role in the attacks.
Contreras entered a default judgment after an April 2014 evidentiary hearing that included past court findings that both governments gave financial, logistical and other support to al-Qaeda in the 1990s.
A trial date has now been set for March 20 and if the musician fails to turn up, journalist Liza could win a default judgment and a sizable settlement.
A new report claims Lamar cannot be located, and soon Khloe may opt filing for a default judgment if she is still unable to get in touch with her estranged husband.
entered on or about May 8, 2013, which denied plaintiffs' motion for a default judgment and granted defendants' cross motion for an extension of time to interpose an answer, unanimously affirmed, without costs.
A three-justice panel in an order dated Thursday rejected arguments by Francis that a default judgment granted by a Clark County judge in 2012 should be set aside because his attorneys had withdrawn and he was unable to defend himself.