So Macholl and Johannes Law Firm has sent me a notice, as they initially informed me that they would, that they have set trial for April 21st to take me to court regarding a past credit card debt upwards now of $15,000 (original debt was $9,000). I have no choice but to be present without counsel because as you might have guessed....can't afford it. I have even attended a course at the US Bankruptcy courts here in Colorado to learn the basics of how to file bankruptcy pro se. My first question is what should I expect at the trial, especially without counsel? Aren't they (Macholl and Johannes) supposed to send me some information to fill out or isn't there a discovery period in which they dig up all the dirt on me? I have received nothing from them regarding this. Will I or should I receive or expect some contact for this information? Since I am presently working on all the paperwork and logistics of filing Bankruptcy pro se, should I even bring this up in court or would it hurt me? I wish I had the money to pay these people back and be done with it but I am 100% broke with no assets to speak of. Any advice on these questions I have and more are greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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