Form JD-CV-165 "Online Dispute Resolution Answer" - Connecticut

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ONLINE DISPUTE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RESOLUTION ANSWER
SUPERIOR COURT
JD-CV-165 New 12-18
www.jud.ct.gov
Instructions
1. Complete this form only for Contract Collections (designated as C40) cases and file it in the Hartford or New Haven Judicial District.
2. Complete the
Appearance
form (JD-CL-12) that was served on you by the plaintiff. File the Appearance form when you file this form.
Docket number
Name of case (Full name of Plaintiff v. Full name of Defendant)
Judicial district
Address of court (Number, street, town and zip code)
Return date
Section 1: Online Dispute Resolution Selection
(select only one)
I do not want to participate in the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program.
(If you select this option, your case will be heard in Superior Court. Go to section 6 of this form on page 2, and sign
the bottom of the form. You will need to file an answer or other pleading in response to the complaint. If you have
questions about how to defend your case, you may wish to speak to an attorney or contact a Court Service Center or
Judicial Branch Law Library.)
I want to participate in the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program.
(If you want to participate in ODR, complete the rest of this form. File the completed form with the court.)
By selecting this option and signing below, I agree to the following:
• I have read the information contained in this form and I choose to participate in ODR.
• I understand that participation in ODR is optional.
• I understand that by agreeing to participate in ODR, I have chosen not to proceed under normal
Superior Court rules.
• I understand that by participating in ODR, I agree to give up my right to a jury trial or in-person
evidentiary hearing before the court; to an appeal from any decision of the court; and to object to
evidence submitted to the court.
Type of device for use in participating in mediation by video conference (if applicable; a device is NOT required for participation in ODR):
Smart phone
Tablet
Computer
Other
None
Model of device
E-mail address
Section 2: Answer
In response to each paragraph of the Complaint, please "X" whether you agree, disagree or do not know.
1.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
5.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
2.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
6.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
3.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
7.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
4.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
8.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
If you agree with the plaintiff's claim that you owe them money, complete the following section (select only one):
I agree I owe part of the money the plaintiff is claiming. I owe the plaintiff $
because:
I agree I owe the money the plaintiff is claiming, and I want to propose a payment plan. I can pay the plaintiff
$
(amount) every
(time period for payment). (If the plaintiff agrees, a mediator
can help you and the plaintiff write an agreement.)
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ONLINE DISPUTE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RESOLUTION ANSWER
SUPERIOR COURT
JD-CV-165 New 12-18
www.jud.ct.gov
Instructions
1. Complete this form only for Contract Collections (designated as C40) cases and file it in the Hartford or New Haven Judicial District.
2. Complete the
Appearance
form (JD-CL-12) that was served on you by the plaintiff. File the Appearance form when you file this form.
Docket number
Name of case (Full name of Plaintiff v. Full name of Defendant)
Judicial district
Address of court (Number, street, town and zip code)
Return date
Section 1: Online Dispute Resolution Selection
(select only one)
I do not want to participate in the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program.
(If you select this option, your case will be heard in Superior Court. Go to section 6 of this form on page 2, and sign
the bottom of the form. You will need to file an answer or other pleading in response to the complaint. If you have
questions about how to defend your case, you may wish to speak to an attorney or contact a Court Service Center or
Judicial Branch Law Library.)
I want to participate in the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program.
(If you want to participate in ODR, complete the rest of this form. File the completed form with the court.)
By selecting this option and signing below, I agree to the following:
• I have read the information contained in this form and I choose to participate in ODR.
• I understand that participation in ODR is optional.
• I understand that by agreeing to participate in ODR, I have chosen not to proceed under normal
Superior Court rules.
• I understand that by participating in ODR, I agree to give up my right to a jury trial or in-person
evidentiary hearing before the court; to an appeal from any decision of the court; and to object to
evidence submitted to the court.
Type of device for use in participating in mediation by video conference (if applicable; a device is NOT required for participation in ODR):
Smart phone
Tablet
Computer
Other
None
Model of device
E-mail address
Section 2: Answer
In response to each paragraph of the Complaint, please "X" whether you agree, disagree or do not know.
1.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
5.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
2.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
6.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
3.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
7.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
4.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
8.
Agree
Disagree
Do Not Know
If you agree with the plaintiff's claim that you owe them money, complete the following section (select only one):
I agree I owe part of the money the plaintiff is claiming. I owe the plaintiff $
because:
I agree I owe the money the plaintiff is claiming, and I want to propose a payment plan. I can pay the plaintiff
$
(amount) every
(time period for payment). (If the plaintiff agrees, a mediator
can help you and the plaintiff write an agreement.)
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Name of case (Full name of Plaintiff v. Full name of Defendant)
Docket number
Section 3: Special Defenses*
(Special defenses are facts that show the court that the plaintiff has no legal right to what they
have requested. In your case, you will need to show evidence to prove these facts. For examples of special defenses see section 10-50 of
the Connecticut Practice Book. Judicial Branch Law Libraries have copies of the Connecticut Practice Book and can help you research
special defenses. )
*If you need more space, continue on another sheet or sheets of paper and attach them to this Answer.
Section 4: Counterclaim
If you believe the plaintiff owes you money, you may file a counterclaim and pay the fee. For more information, go
to jud.ct.gov/ODR.
Section 5: Certification of Answer
I certify that this answer is true to the best of my knowledge.
Date signed
Signed (Defendant's signature)
u
Section 6: Certification of Mailing or Delivery
I certify that a copy of this document was mailed or delivered electronically or non-electronically on (date)
to all attorneys and self-represented parties of record and that written consent for electronic delivery was received from all
attorneys and self-represented parties receiving electronic delivery.
Name and address of each party and attorney that copy was mailed or delivered to*
*If necessary, attach additional sheet or sheets with name and address which the copy was mailed or delivered to.
Print or type name of person signing
Signed (Individual attorney or self-represented party)
u
Mailing address
Telephone number
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 an ADA contact
person listed at www.jud.ct.gov/ADA.
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