Default Judgment

Default Judgment

Discover the steps involved in a default judgment when a defendant fails to appear in a lawsuit, including the entry of default, the default judgment itself, the determination of damages, and setting aside a default.


In this clip, we’ll first talk about the concept of default judgment. Then, we’ll cover the 2 steps in the process: Entry of default and default judgment. We’ll conclude the clip with a brief summary of everything we discussed, followed by a short quiz to test your understanding.

I. Basic concept

In sports, there is the concept of “winning by default.” For example, let’s say there is a match scheduled between two opposing teams; if one team simply fails to show up for the match without reason,...