If you get a court summons over credit card debt, you may already have a major problem. A court summons means the credit card company has come after you and filed a lawsuit against you to try to collect money that they are owed. If they win- and they will, as long as they can prove the debt is owed and that you haven't tried to pay- you'll be ordered to pay the money by the court. Your wages may even be garnished and a lean may be placed on your property.
When you find yourself in this situation, you don't necessarily have a lot of options. You can:
A court summons over credit card debt isn't something to be taken lightly. If you receive a summons, you need to contact a lawyer right away to find out what options you have and how you can best protect your finances and your assets from the hands of your creditors.