Form JD-FM-3 "Summons, Family Actions" - Connecticut

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  • Released on October 1, 2018;
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SUMMONS
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
FAMILY ACTIONS
SUPERIOR COURT
The Judicial Branch of the State of
JD-FM-3 Rev. 10-18
Connecticut
complies
with
the
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S. § 52-45a; P.A. 18-14
Americans
with
Disabilities
Act
P.B. §§ 8-1, 10-13, 25a-3
(ADA). If you need a reasonable
Instructions
accommodation in accordance with
1. Type or print legibly; sign summons.
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an
2. Attach the original summons to the original complaint, Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158) and a blank
ADA contact person listed at
Appearance form(JD-CL-12).
www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
3. Attach a copy of the summons, a copy of the Notice of Automatic Court Orders, and a copy of the blank Appearance
form to each copy of the complaint.
4. 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.
5. DO NOT use this Summons for the following case types: Change of Name (F 30), Custody Application (F 40), Relief
Return date (Month, day, year)
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).
F
Case type: Major
TO: ANY PROPER OFFICER
Minor:
(
)
Select Below
By Authority of the State of Connecticut, you are hereby commanded to make due and legal
00 Dissolution of Marriage
service of this Summons, attached Complaint, Notice of Automatic Orders, and blank Appearance.
10 Legal Separation
Judicial District of
At (Town)
20 Annulment
50 Civil Union - Dissolution,
Address of Court (Number, street, city)
Case management date*
Legal Separation, Annulment
90 All Other
PTY No.
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address (Number, street, town, zip code)
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.
2. This paper is a Summons in a lawsuit.
3. The Complaint attached to these papers states the claims that the Plaintiff is making against you in this lawsuit.
4. To respond to this Summons, or to be informed of further proceedings, you or your attorney must file a form called an "Appearance" with the
Clerk of the above-named Court at the above Court address on or before the second day after the above Return Date. The Return Date is the
date your case is officially in court. It is not a date you have to come to court unless another notice says that you have to be in court that day.
5. The "Appearance" form may be obtained at the Court address above or at www.jud.ct.gov/webforms/.
6. In cases of dissolution or legal separation, if you or your attorney do not file a written Appearance form (JD-CL-12) by
(30 days after the return date), the plaintiff can ask the Court to enter judgment against you for the relief requested in the complaint without
further notice to you.
7. Once this has been filed with the Court, you may check its status at www.jud.ct.gov.
8. If you have questions about the Summons, Complaint, Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158) or Appearance (JD-CL-12), you should
talk to an attorney quickly. The Clerk of Court is not allowed to give advice on legal questions.
Date
Name of person signing at left
Signed (Comm. of Superior Court or Ass't Clerk sign and "X" proper box)
Comm. of Superior Court
Assistant Clerk
Juris number (If attorney or law firm)
Plaintiff, if self-represented party, or attorney for plaintiff
For The Plaintiff
Please enter the appearance of:
Mailing address (Number, street, town, zip code)
Telephone number (Area code first)
E-mail address for delivery of papers under Section 10-13 (if agreed to)
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.
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.
Date signed
Signed (Plaintiff, if self-represented party)
Docket number
I certify I have read and
understand the above.
Print Form
Reset Form
SUMMONS
ADA NOTICE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
FAMILY ACTIONS
SUPERIOR COURT
The Judicial Branch of the State of
JD-FM-3 Rev. 10-18
Connecticut
complies
with
the
www.jud.ct.gov
C.G.S. § 52-45a; P.A. 18-14
Americans
with
Disabilities
Act
P.B. §§ 8-1, 10-13, 25a-3
(ADA). If you need a reasonable
Instructions
accommodation in accordance with
1. Type or print legibly; sign summons.
the ADA, contact a court clerk or an
2. Attach the original summons to the original complaint, Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158) and a blank
ADA contact person listed at
Appearance form(JD-CL-12).
www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
3. Attach a copy of the summons, a copy of the Notice of Automatic Court Orders, and a copy of the blank Appearance
form to each copy of the complaint.
4. 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.
5. DO NOT use this Summons for the following case types: Change of Name (F 30), Custody Application (F 40), Relief
Return date (Month, day, year)
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).
F
Case type: Major
TO: ANY PROPER OFFICER
Minor:
(
)
Select Below
By Authority of the State of Connecticut, you are hereby commanded to make due and legal
00 Dissolution of Marriage
service of this Summons, attached Complaint, Notice of Automatic Orders, and blank Appearance.
10 Legal Separation
Judicial District of
At (Town)
20 Annulment
50 Civil Union - Dissolution,
Address of Court (Number, street, city)
Case management date*
Legal Separation, Annulment
90 All Other
PTY No.
Plaintiff's name (Last, first, middle initial)
Plaintiff's address (Number, street, town, zip code)
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.
2. This paper is a Summons in a lawsuit.
3. The Complaint attached to these papers states the claims that the Plaintiff is making against you in this lawsuit.
4. To respond to this Summons, or to be informed of further proceedings, you or your attorney must file a form called an "Appearance" with the
Clerk of the above-named Court at the above Court address on or before the second day after the above Return Date. The Return Date is the
date your case is officially in court. It is not a date you have to come to court unless another notice says that you have to be in court that day.
5. The "Appearance" form may be obtained at the Court address above or at www.jud.ct.gov/webforms/.
6. In cases of dissolution or legal separation, if you or your attorney do not file a written Appearance form (JD-CL-12) by
(30 days after the return date), the plaintiff can ask the Court to enter judgment against you for the relief requested in the complaint without
further notice to you.
7. Once this has been filed with the Court, you may check its status at www.jud.ct.gov.
8. If you have questions about the Summons, Complaint, Notice of Automatic Court Orders (JD-FM-158) or Appearance (JD-CL-12), you should
talk to an attorney quickly. The Clerk of Court is not allowed to give advice on legal questions.
Date
Name of person signing at left
Signed (Comm. of Superior Court or Ass't Clerk sign and "X" proper box)
Comm. of Superior Court
Assistant Clerk
Juris number (If attorney or law firm)
Plaintiff, if self-represented party, or attorney for plaintiff
For The Plaintiff
Please enter the appearance of:
Mailing address (Number, street, town, zip code)
Telephone number (Area code first)
E-mail address for delivery of papers under Section 10-13 (if agreed to)
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.
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.
Date signed
Signed (Plaintiff, if self-represented party)
Docket number
I certify I have read and
understand the above.
Print Form
Reset Form