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A proof hearing is a search for the truth

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A motion to set aside a default judgment will be granted if the failure to appear or defend was excusable under the circumstances and there is a showing of a meritorious defense

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It is strictly a discretionary matter for the court to determine and delineate the extent of defendant’s participation in the default proceeding

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Default Judgment, Divorce, Equitable-distribution, Litigation

The importance attached to the finality of judgments

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Motion to vacate a default judgment

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Motion to vacate default

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The standard for setting aside the entry of a default is decidedly less stringent than that of setting aside a default judgment

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A judgment by default is not favored in divorce suits

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The decision whether to grant or deny a motion to vacate a default judgment must be guided by equitable considerations

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Motion to vacate a default judgment

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