Legal Question in Personal Injury in California

i filed a small claims case in San Diego, but settled with the insurance company.

Is there any legal penelty for me, if I do not show up for the court date?

Asked on 7/30/13, 7:01 pm

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4 Answers from Attorneys

Joel Selik

You need to file a requiest for dismissal. There is a judicial council form to make it easy.

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Answered on 7/30/13, 7:11 pm

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

Yes, there may be a penalty. The court might issue an order to show cause why you shouldn't be fined for wasting a court date. You should file a dismissal as Mr. Selik suggests.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 1:52 pm
Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless

Yes, you lose the case by default.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 4:05 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

file the dismissal asap

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Answered on 8/03/13, 10:55 pm

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