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Summons Family Actions JD-FM-3 - Connecticut

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SUMMONS FAMILY ACTIONS JD-FM-3 Rev. 2-15 C.G.S. § 52-45a, Pr. Bk. §§ 8-1, 10-13, 25a-3 STATE OF CONNECTICUT SUPERIOR COURT ADA Notice The Judicial Branch of the State of Connecticut complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need a reasonable accommodation in accordance with the ADA, contact a court clerk or ADA contact person listed at Instructions 1. Type or print legibly; sign summons. 2. Attach the original summons to the original complaint, and Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158) and attach a copy of the summons and a copy of the Notice of Automatic Court Orders to each copy of the complaint. 3. After service has been made by proper officer, file original papers and officer's return with the clerk of the court at least six days before the return date. 4. DO NOT use this Summons for the following case types: Change of Name (F 30), Custody Application (F 40), Relief from Physical Abuse (F 65), Foreign Matrimonial/Foreign Paternity Judgments (F 70), Visitation Petition/ Application (F 71), Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (F 72), Paternity Petition (F 80), Support Petition (F 85), or Agreement to Support (F 86). Return date (Month, day, year) TO: ANY PROPER OFFICER By Authority of the State of Connecticut, you are hereby commanded to make due and legal service of this Summons and attached Complaint and Notice of Automatic Orders. Judicial District of At (Town) Address of Court (Number, street, city) Case management date* Plaintiff's address (Number, street, town, zip code) Case type: Major F Minor: (Select Below) 00 Dissolution of Marriage 10 Legal Separation 20 Annulment 50 Civil Union - Dissolution, Legal Separation, Annulment 90 All Other PTY No. Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial) P-01 Defendant's name (Last, first, middle initial) Defendant's address (If known) (Number, street, town, zip code) D-01 * See Form JD-FM-165 Notice To The Defendant Named Above 1. You are being sued. 5. If you or your attorney do not file a written "Appearance" 2. This paper is a Summons in a lawsuit. form on time, the Court may enter judgment against you for the relief requested in the Complaint, which may result in 3. The Complaint attached to these papers states the claims that the Plaintiff is making against you in this lawsuit. temporary or permanent orders without further notice. 6. The "Appearance" form may be obtained at the Court 4. To respond to this Summons, or to be informed of further proceedings, you or your attorney must file a form called an address above or at under "Forms." "Appearance" with the Clerk of the above-named Court at the 7. If you have questions about the Summons, Complaint, or above Court address on or before the second day after the Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158), you should above Return Date. The Return Date is the date your case is talk to an attorney quickly. The Clerk of Court is not officially in court. It is not a date you have to come to court allowed to give advice on legal questions. unless another notice says that you have to be in court that day. Date Signed (Comm. of Superior Court or Ass't Clerk sign and "X" proper box) Plaintiff, if self-represented party, or attorney for plaintiff Comm. of Superior Court Name of person signing at left Assistant Clerk Juris number (If attorney or law firm) For The Plaintiff Please enter the appearance of: Mailing address (Number, street, town, zip code) Telephone number (Area code first) The attorney or law firm appearing for the plaintiff, or the plaintiff if ("X" proper box) self-represented, agrees to accept papers (service) electronically in Yes No this case under Section 10-13 of the Connecticut Practice Book. E-mail address for delivery of papers under Section 10-13 (if agreed to) This appearance shall also be entered on behalf of the plaintiff for any matters in this case involving Title IV-D Child Support. (To be completed only when an attorney or law firm represents the plaintiff - "X" this box if it applies in this case). Signed (Plaintiff, if self-represented party, or attorney for plaintiff) FOR COURT USE File date If this summons is signed by a clerk: a. The signing has been done so that the Plaintiff will not be denied access to the courts. b. It is the responsibility of the Plaintiff to see that service is made in the manner provided by law. c. The clerk is not permitted to give any legal advice in connection with any lawsuit. d. The clerk signing this summons at the request of the Plaintiff is not responsible in any way for any errors or omissions in the Summons, any allegations contained in the Complaint, or the service of the Summons or Complaint. I certify I have read and understand the above. Signed (Plaintiff, if self-represented party) Date signed Docket number SUMMONS, Family Actions American LegalNet, Inc.
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