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A motion to vacate a default judgment

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A trial judge’s decision to grant or deny an application to vacate a default judgment is accorded substantial deference and will not be disturbed absent a clear abuse of discretion

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A sheriff’s return of service is presumed correct, and may be rebutted only by clear and convincing evidence

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A plaintiff’s failure to comply with the applicable notice requirements for entry of a default judgment support a finding of excusable neglect

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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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Motion to vacate default judgment

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Motion to discharge a default judgment

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A party seeking to vacate a default judgment is entitled to have the application viewed with great liberality, and every reasonable ground for indulgence is tolerated to the end that a just result is reached

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