Form JD-CV-1 "Summons - Civil" - Connecticut

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SUMMONS - CIVIL
For information on
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
ADA accommodations,
JD-CV-1 Rev. 2-20
SUPERIOR COURT
C.G.S. §§ 51-346, 51-347, 51-349, 51-350, 52-45a, 52-48, 52-259;
contact a court clerk or
www.jud.ct.gov
P.B. §§ 3-1 through 3-21, 8-1, 10-13
go to: www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions are on page 2.
Select if amount, legal interest, or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is LESS than $2,500.
Select if amount, legal interest, or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is $2,500 or MORE.
Select if claiming other relief in addition to, or in place of, money or damages.
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.
Address of court clerk (Number, street, town and zip code)
Return Date (Must be a Tuesday)
Telephone number of clerk
(
)
Judicial District
At (City/Town)
Case type code (See list on page 2)
G.A.
Number:
Housing Session
Major:
Minor:
For the plaintiff(s) enter the appearance of:
Name and address of attorney, law firm or plaintiff if self-represented (Number, street, town and zip code)
Juris number (if attorney or law firm)
Telephone number
Signature of plaintiff (if self-represented)
(
)
E-mail address for delivery of papers under Section 10-13 of the
The attorney or law firm appearing for the plaintiff, or the plaintiff if
Connecticut Practice Book (if agreed)
self-represented, agrees to accept papers (service) electronically
Yes
No
in this case under Section 10-13 of the Connecticut Practice Book.
Parties
Name (Last, First, Middle Initial) and address of each party (Number; street; P.O. Box; town; state; zip; country, if not USA)
First
Name:
P-01
plaintiff
Address:
Additional
Name:
P-02
plaintiff
Address:
First
Name:
D-01
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-02
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-03
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-04
defendant
Address:
Total number of plaintiffs:
Total number of defendants:
Form JD-CV-2 attached for additional parties
Notice to each defendant
1. You are being sued. This is a summons in a lawsuit. The complaint attached states the claims the plaintiff is making against you.
2. To receive further notices, you or your attorney must file an Appearance (form JD-CL-12) with the clerk at the address above. Generally,
it must be filed on or before the second day after the Return Date. The Return Date is not a hearing date. You do not have to come to
court on the Return Date unless you receive a separate notice telling you to appear.
3. If you or your attorney do not file an Appearance on time, a default judgment may be entered against you. You can get an Appearance
form at the court address above, or on-line at https://jud.ct.gov/webforms/.
4. If you believe that you have insurance that may cover the claim being made against you in this lawsuit, you should immediately contact
your insurance representative. Other actions you may take are described in the Connecticut Practice Book, which may be found in a
superior court law library or on-line at https://www.jud.ct.gov/pb.htm.
5. If you have questions about the summons and complaint, you should talk to an attorney.
The court staff is not allowed to give advice on legal matters.
Date
Signed (Sign and select proper box)
Name of person signing
Commissioner of Superior Court
_____________________ Clerk
For Court Use Only
If this summons is signed by a Clerk:
File Date
a. The signing has been done so that the plaintiff(s) will not be denied access to the courts.
b. It is the responsibility of the plaintiff(s) to ensure that service is made in the manner provided by law.
c. The court staff 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(s) 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.
Signed (Self-represented plaintiff)
Date
Docket Number
I certify I have read and
understand the above:
Print Form
Reset Form
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SUMMONS - CIVIL
For information on
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
ADA accommodations,
JD-CV-1 Rev. 2-20
SUPERIOR COURT
C.G.S. §§ 51-346, 51-347, 51-349, 51-350, 52-45a, 52-48, 52-259;
contact a court clerk or
www.jud.ct.gov
P.B. §§ 3-1 through 3-21, 8-1, 10-13
go to: www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
Instructions are on page 2.
Select if amount, legal interest, or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is LESS than $2,500.
Select if amount, legal interest, or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is $2,500 or MORE.
Select if claiming other relief in addition to, or in place of, money or damages.
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.
Address of court clerk (Number, street, town and zip code)
Return Date (Must be a Tuesday)
Telephone number of clerk
(
)
Judicial District
At (City/Town)
Case type code (See list on page 2)
G.A.
Number:
Housing Session
Major:
Minor:
For the plaintiff(s) enter the appearance of:
Name and address of attorney, law firm or plaintiff if self-represented (Number, street, town and zip code)
Juris number (if attorney or law firm)
Telephone number
Signature of plaintiff (if self-represented)
(
)
E-mail address for delivery of papers under Section 10-13 of the
The attorney or law firm appearing for the plaintiff, or the plaintiff if
Connecticut Practice Book (if agreed)
self-represented, agrees to accept papers (service) electronically
Yes
No
in this case under Section 10-13 of the Connecticut Practice Book.
Parties
Name (Last, First, Middle Initial) and address of each party (Number; street; P.O. Box; town; state; zip; country, if not USA)
First
Name:
P-01
plaintiff
Address:
Additional
Name:
P-02
plaintiff
Address:
First
Name:
D-01
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-02
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-03
defendant
Address:
Additional
Name:
D-04
defendant
Address:
Total number of plaintiffs:
Total number of defendants:
Form JD-CV-2 attached for additional parties
Notice to each defendant
1. You are being sued. This is a summons in a lawsuit. The complaint attached states the claims the plaintiff is making against you.
2. To receive further notices, you or your attorney must file an Appearance (form JD-CL-12) with the clerk at the address above. Generally,
it must be filed on or before the second day after the Return Date. The Return Date is not a hearing date. You do not have to come to
court on the Return Date unless you receive a separate notice telling you to appear.
3. If you or your attorney do not file an Appearance on time, a default judgment may be entered against you. You can get an Appearance
form at the court address above, or on-line at https://jud.ct.gov/webforms/.
4. If you believe that you have insurance that may cover the claim being made against you in this lawsuit, you should immediately contact
your insurance representative. Other actions you may take are described in the Connecticut Practice Book, which may be found in a
superior court law library or on-line at https://www.jud.ct.gov/pb.htm.
5. If you have questions about the summons and complaint, you should talk to an attorney.
The court staff is not allowed to give advice on legal matters.
Date
Signed (Sign and select proper box)
Name of person signing
Commissioner of Superior Court
_____________________ Clerk
For Court Use Only
If this summons is signed by a Clerk:
File Date
a. The signing has been done so that the plaintiff(s) will not be denied access to the courts.
b. It is the responsibility of the plaintiff(s) to ensure that service is made in the manner provided by law.
c. The court staff 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(s) 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.
Signed (Self-represented plaintiff)
Date
Docket Number
I certify I have read and
understand the above:
Print Form
Reset Form
Page 1 of 2
Instructions
1. Type or print legibly. If you are a self-represented party, this summons must be signed by a clerk of the court.
2. If there is more than one defendant, make a copy of the summons for each additional defendant. Each defendant must receive a copy of
this summons. Each copy of the summons must show who signed the summons and when it was signed. If there are more than two
plaintiffs or more than four defendants, complete the Civil Summons Continuation of Parties (form JD-CV-2) and attach it to the original
and all copies of the summons.
3. Attach the summons to the complaint, and attach a copy of the summons to each copy of the complaint. Include a copy of the Civil
Summons Continuation of Parties form, if applicable.
4. After service has been made by a proper officer, file the original papers and the officer's return of service with the clerk of the court.
5. Use this summons for the case type codes shown below.
Do not use this summons for the following actions:
(a) Family matters (for example divorce, child support,
(e) Administrative appeals
custody, paternity, and visitation matters)
(f) Proceedings pertaining to arbitration
(b) Any actions or proceedings in which an attachment,
(g) Summary Process (Eviction) actions
garnishment or replevy is sought
(h) Entry and Detainer proceedings
(c) Applications for change of name
(i) Housing Code Enforcement actions
(d) Probate appeals
Case Type Codes
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