Tag Archives: Default

No Citation in the Court's file, no Valid Service based merely on Affidavit of Process Server, no Valid Default Judgment

Garcia v. Ennis, No. 02-17-00282-CV (Tex.App.- Fort Worth, Jun. 28, 2018) (reversing trial court's denial of bill-of-review relief against default judgment for failure to strictly comply with rules of civil procedure governing service of process and remanding for further proceedings … Continue reading

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the perils of default judgments against speech: showing up late can prove onerous

Lokosky v. Gass, No. 1 CA-SA 18-0101, 2018 WL 3150499 (Az. Ct. App. Jun. 28, 2018)Respondents (not Gass, who’s the judge, named for procedural reasons) sued Lokosky for false advertising and related claims seeking to compel Lokosky to "remove from … Continue reading

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Passport Revocation – Can this Occur if you are in Default on Your Student Loans?

U.S. Passports Can Now Be Revoked for Unpaid Taxes — Can this Expand to Include Unpaid Federal Student Loans? Right now no.  Although there are signs that U.S. Passport holders could face a revocation of their passports in the future … Continue reading

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Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer

On June 4, 2018, a judge in the Central District of California (Los Angeles) granted to Edgar Babayan a $1.9 million default judgment for copyright infringement of Babayan’s three photos. [Learn more about default judgment in my prior blog entry.] Woo … Continue reading

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15 default privacy settings you should change right now

Say no to defaults. A clickable guide to fixing the complicated privacy settings from Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple. Geoffrey A. Fowler: “Give me 15 minutes, and I can help you join the 5 percent who are actually in … Continue reading

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