What Is a Default Judgment? - Definition & Sample


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How does a default judgment occur?

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1. One way that a default judgment will be reversed is:

2. Imagine that A sues B. B does not show up in court when he is supposed to. Who receives a default judgment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combo helps you quickly assess your knowledge of default judgments. You will be assessed on the definition of a default judgment and ways that one can be reversed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • How a default judgment occurs
  • Ways a default judgment can be reversed
  • Definition of a default judgment

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a default judgment and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of how a default judgment occurs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about reversing default judgments

Additional Learning

To learn more about default judgments, review the corresponding lesson titled What Is a Default Judgment? - Definition & Sample. This lesson will help you:

  • Define default judgment
  • Explore how courts respond to non-responsive parties
  • Determine how to avoid a default judgment
  • Understand samples of default judgments
  • Examine how a default judgment can be reversed