Default Judgment Forms - How To File Default Judgment

A Default Judgment refers to a judgment rendered by the court due to the failure of the defendent to make an appearance. See free previews, and download over 36,000 legal forms at, your online source for legal forms; the forms professionals trust.

What is a Default Judgment? Motion For Default Judgment Sample

In legal terminology, default refers to a failure to fulfill a legal obligation or duty . For example, a default by a borrower under a loan agreement permits a lender to take certain actions in response to the default.

Default is often used to refer to the non-appearance of the defendant within the time prescribed by law to defend himself. It also signifies the non-appearance of the plaintiff to prosecute his claim. In such cases, a judgment will be rendered in favor of the non-defaulting party automatically, which is called a "default judgment".

Relevant legal forms include:

  • Petitioner's Affidavit, Motion and Order for Default Decree of Dissolution
  • Petitioner's Affidavit in Support of Motion for Order of Default
  • Application, Affidavit, and Entry of Default
  • Letter to Unrepresented Party Opposite re: Respond to Dissolution Petition or Suffer Default
  • Application, Affidavit and Entry of Default
  • Attorney's Certificate of Default
  • Application, Affidavit, and Entry of Default and Default Judgment (Support)
  • Default Judgment for Paternity and Setting Amount of Child Support
  • Default Judgment Setting Amount of Support
  • Order Default/Waiver of Jury/Bench Prove-Up
  • Notice of Intent to File Written Application for Default
  • Affidavit of Default and Non-Military Status
  • Request to Set Aside Default Judgment
  • Final Notice of Default - Past Due Payments in Connection with Contract for Deed
  • Notice of Default - Past Due Payments in connection with Contract for Deed
  • General Notice of Default for Contract for Deed