Form JD-CL-12 "Appearance" - Connecticut

What Is Form JD-CL-12?

This is a legal form that was released by the Connecticut Superior Court - a government authority operating within Connecticut. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on September 1, 2013;
  • The latest edition provided by the Connecticut Superior Court;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
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  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
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Instructions
1. Type or print.
to selecting plaintiff or defendant, indicate the scope of
your appearance. File the original with the clerk. Mail or
2. For Criminal and Motor Vehicle cases: Fill out the form,
deliver a copy to all counsel and self-represented parties
including the certification section at the bottom of the
of record. (Sections 3-4(a) and 3-5 of the Connecticut
form. File the original with the clerk. Mail or deliver a copy
Practice Book)
of the appearance to the prosecutor. (Sections 3-4(d) and
3-5 of the Connecticut Practice Book)
5. For Juvenile cases: Do not use this form. Use form
3. For Civil , Eviction (Summary Process), and Small
JD-JM-13 Appearance, Juvenile Matters.
Claims cases: Fill out the form, including the certification
section at the bottom of the form. File the original with the
6. For Self-represented parties who have changed their
clerk. Mail or deliver a copy to all counsel and self-
address after filing an appearance: Check the box at
represented parties of record. If a party who has been
the top of the other side or page 1 of this form. Fill out the
defaulted for failure to appear files an appearance before
form, including your new address in the Mailing Address
the entry of judgment after default, the default will
section of this form. Fill out the certification section at the
automatically be set aside by the clerk. (Sections 3-4(a),
bottom of the form. File the original with the clerk. Mail or
3-4(b), 3-5 and 17-20 of the Connecticut Practice Book)
deliver a copy to all counsel and self-represented parties
of record or, in a criminal case, to the prosecutor.
4. For Family cases: Fill out the form, including the
certification section at the bottom of the form. In addition
JD-CL-12 (Back/Page 2) Rev. 9-13
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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Instructions
1. Type or print.
to selecting plaintiff or defendant, indicate the scope of
your appearance. File the original with the clerk. Mail or
2. For Criminal and Motor Vehicle cases: Fill out the form,
deliver a copy to all counsel and self-represented parties
including the certification section at the bottom of the
of record. (Sections 3-4(a) and 3-5 of the Connecticut
form. File the original with the clerk. Mail or deliver a copy
Practice Book)
of the appearance to the prosecutor. (Sections 3-4(d) and
3-5 of the Connecticut Practice Book)
5. For Juvenile cases: Do not use this form. Use form
3. For Civil , Eviction (Summary Process), and Small
JD-JM-13 Appearance, Juvenile Matters.
Claims cases: Fill out the form, including the certification
section at the bottom of the form. File the original with the
6. For Self-represented parties who have changed their
clerk. Mail or deliver a copy to all counsel and self-
address after filing an appearance: Check the box at
represented parties of record. If a party who has been
the top of the other side or page 1 of this form. Fill out the
defaulted for failure to appear files an appearance before
form, including your new address in the Mailing Address
the entry of judgment after default, the default will
section of this form. Fill out the certification section at the
automatically be set aside by the clerk. (Sections 3-4(a),
bottom of the form. File the original with the clerk. Mail or
3-4(b), 3-5 and 17-20 of the Connecticut Practice Book)
deliver a copy to all counsel and self-represented parties
of record or, in a criminal case, to the prosecutor.
4. For Family cases: Fill out the form, including the
certification section at the bottom of the form. In addition
JD-CL-12 (Back/Page 2) Rev. 9-13
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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APPEARANCE
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STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Instructions — See Back/Page 2
JD-CL-12 Rev. 9-13
SUPERIOR COURT
P.B. §§ 3-1 thru 3-6, 3-8, 10-13, 25A-2
ADA Notice — See Back/Page 2
www.jud.ct.gov
Notice To Self-Represented Parties
A self-represented party is a person who represents himself or herself. If you are a self-
represented party and you filed an appearance before and you have since changed your address,
you must let the court and all attorneys and self-represented parties of record know that you have
Return date
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changed your address by checking the box below:
I am filing this appearance to let the court and all attorneys and self-represented
Docket number
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parties of record know that I have changed my address. My new address is below.
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Name of case
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(Full name of Plaintiff vs. Full name of Defendant)
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Address of Court (Number, street, town and zip code)
Judicial
Housing
Small
Geographic
District
Session
Claims
Area number
Scheduled Court date (Criminal/Motor Vehicle Matters)
Please Enter the Appearance of
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Juris number of attorney or firm
Name of self-represented party (See "Notice to Self-Represented Parties" at top), or name of official, firm, professional corporation, or individual
attorney
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Mailing Address
Post office box
Telephone number (Area code first)
(Number, street) (Notice to attorneys and law firms - The address to which papers will be mailed from the
court is the one registered or affiliated with your juris number. That address cannot be changed in this form.)
City/town
State
Zip code
Fax number (Area code first)
E-mail address
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in the case named above for:
("x" one of the following parties; if this is a Family Matters case, also indicate the scope of your appearance)
The Plaintiff (includes the person suing another person).
All Plaintiffs.
The following Plaintiff(s) only:
The Defendant (includes the person being sued or charged with a crime).
The Defendant for the purpose of the bail hearing only (in criminal and motor vehicle cases only).
All Defendants.
The following Defendant(s) only:
Other (Specify):
This is a Family Matters case and my appearance is for: ("x" one or both)
matters in the Family Division of the Superior Court
Title IV-D Child Support matters
Note: If other counsel or a self-represented party has already filed an appearance for the party or parties "x'd" above, put
an "x" in box 1 or 2 below:
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1.
This appearance is in place of the appearance of the following attorney,
firm or self-represented party on file (P.B. Sec. 3-8):
(Name and Juris Number)
2.
This appearance is in addition to an appearance already on file.
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I agree to accept papers (service) electronically in this case under Practice Book Section 10-13
Yes
No
Signed (Individual attorney or self-represented party)
Name of person signing at left (Print or type)
Date signed
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Certification
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*
For Court Use Only
Signed (Signature of filer)
Print or type name of person signing
Date signed
Telephone number
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*If necessary, attach an additional sheet or sheets with the name of each party and the address which the copy was mailed or delivered to.
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