"Summary Process (Eviction) Summons and Complaint" - City of Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston Municipal Court Department
Division:
For Court Use Only:
Address:
Docket No : _____________________
Telephone Number:
Hours of Operations:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
SUMMARY PROCESS (EVICTION) SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT
IMPORTANT: NOTICE OF A COURT CASE TO EVICT YOU - PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY
IMPORTANTE: ESTA ES UNA NOTIFICACION DE UN CASO EN CORTE RESPETO A
PROCEDIMIENTOS DE DESALOJO - FAVOR DE LEER CON CUIDADO
TO: DEFENDANT(S)/TENANT(S)/OCCUPANT(S):_______________________________________________________
ADDRESS: _________________________________________CITY/TOWN: ____________________ZIP:___________
EMAIL: ____________________________________________TELEPHONE:__________________________________
THE COURT WILL SEND YOU A NOTICE OF THE DATE, TIME, AND MANNER OF YOUR COURT EVENT.
You are hereby summonsed to appear at a hearing before a Judge of the Court to defend against the complaint of:
PLAINTIFF/LANDLORD/LESSOR/OWNER:
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
of STREET:_________________________________________CITY/TOWN:____________________ZIP:___________
that you occupy the premises at _______________________________________________________________________
being within the judicial district of this Court, unlawfully and against the right of said Plaintiff/Landlord/Owner
because:__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
and further, that $________________ rent is owed according to the following account:
ACCOUNT ANNEXED (itemize)
____________________________
____________________________________
Printed Name of Plaintiff or Attorney
____________________________
____________________________________
____________________________
Signature of Plaintiff or Attorney
____________________________
____________________________________
Address of Plaintiff or Attorney
NOTICE TO EACH DEFENDANT/TENANT/OCCUPANT
___________________________________
If you do not file and serve an answer, or if you do not defend at
the time of the hearing, Judgment may be entered against you for
Email of Plaintiff or Attorney
possession and the rent as requested in the complaint. Please see
the Notice to Defendant section on the back side of this page.
________________
____________
Telephone Number
BBO#
FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
www.mass.gov/CovidHousingHelp
1-(800)-224-5124.
Please visit:
or call the Housing Consumer Education Center at
To the Sheriff of our several counties, or their Deputies, or any constable of any City or Town within said
Commonwealth, Greetings: We command you to summon the within named defendant(s)/tenant(s)/occupant(s) to
appear as herein ordered.
WITNESS:
Service by: _________________________
/s/___________________________
Entry Date by: ______________________
First Justice
Trial Date: To Be Determined by the Court
/s/___________________________
Clerk Magistrate
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Boston Municipal Court Department
Division:
For Court Use Only:
Address:
Docket No : _____________________
Telephone Number:
Hours of Operations:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
SUMMARY PROCESS (EVICTION) SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT
IMPORTANT: NOTICE OF A COURT CASE TO EVICT YOU - PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY
IMPORTANTE: ESTA ES UNA NOTIFICACION DE UN CASO EN CORTE RESPETO A
PROCEDIMIENTOS DE DESALOJO - FAVOR DE LEER CON CUIDADO
TO: DEFENDANT(S)/TENANT(S)/OCCUPANT(S):_______________________________________________________
ADDRESS: _________________________________________CITY/TOWN: ____________________ZIP:___________
EMAIL: ____________________________________________TELEPHONE:__________________________________
THE COURT WILL SEND YOU A NOTICE OF THE DATE, TIME, AND MANNER OF YOUR COURT EVENT.
You are hereby summonsed to appear at a hearing before a Judge of the Court to defend against the complaint of:
PLAINTIFF/LANDLORD/LESSOR/OWNER:
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
of STREET:_________________________________________CITY/TOWN:____________________ZIP:___________
that you occupy the premises at _______________________________________________________________________
being within the judicial district of this Court, unlawfully and against the right of said Plaintiff/Landlord/Owner
because:__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
and further, that $________________ rent is owed according to the following account:
ACCOUNT ANNEXED (itemize)
____________________________
____________________________________
Printed Name of Plaintiff or Attorney
____________________________
____________________________________
____________________________
Signature of Plaintiff or Attorney
____________________________
____________________________________
Address of Plaintiff or Attorney
NOTICE TO EACH DEFENDANT/TENANT/OCCUPANT
___________________________________
If you do not file and serve an answer, or if you do not defend at
the time of the hearing, Judgment may be entered against you for
Email of Plaintiff or Attorney
possession and the rent as requested in the complaint. Please see
the Notice to Defendant section on the back side of this page.
________________
____________
Telephone Number
BBO#
FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
www.mass.gov/CovidHousingHelp
1-(800)-224-5124.
Please visit:
or call the Housing Consumer Education Center at
To the Sheriff of our several counties, or their Deputies, or any constable of any City or Town within said
Commonwealth, Greetings: We command you to summon the within named defendant(s)/tenant(s)/occupant(s) to
appear as herein ordered.
WITNESS:
Service by: _________________________
/s/___________________________
Entry Date by: ______________________
First Justice
Trial Date: To Be Determined by the Court
/s/___________________________
Clerk Magistrate
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¡Importante! ¡Traducir! Enpòtan! Tradwi! Quan Trọng! Dich!
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PARTIES
If you need a free interpreter or Reasonable Accommodations please call the Court's Clerks Office. For
additional information about Lawyer for the Day Program, Tenancy Preservation Program, or other services
that may help both a Landlord and Tenant with their case, please go to:
https://www.mass.gov/guides/hotlines-relevant-to-housing-court-matters
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PLAINTIFF/LANDLORD/LESSOR/OWNER
: Have the Officer complete and return
the above. Service must be made on each defendant(s) not later than the seventh day and not earlier than the thirtieth day before
the Monday entry date. This form must be filed in Court no later than the close of business on the scheduled Monday entry date.
In appropriate cases, proper evidence of notice to quit must be provided to this Court upon the filing of this Complaint.
A P.O. box will not be accepted as an address for the Plaintiff
Officer's Return
______________________, ss
Date: _______________________
City/Town: ______________________
By virtue of this Writ, I this day served the within-named each defendant/tenant/occupant, and summonsed him/her as herein
directed, by giving in hand to ________________________________________________________________________
or leaving it at the last and usual place of abode at________________________________________________________
A copy of this summons was mailed first class to each defendant/tenant/occupant at the address on: ________________.
Fees for Service
_________________________________________
Signature of Officer
Service
$_________
Copy/Attest
$_________
_________________________________________
Travel
$_________
Printed Name of Officer
Use of Car
$_________
Mailing
$_________
_________________________________________
Address of Officer
TOTAL
$_________
_________________________
Telephone Number of Officer
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO EACH DEFENDANT/TENANT/OCCUPANT:
The Court will send a notice upon filing
of this case with the date, time, and manner on how the hearing will be conducted. If you do not receive a notice please contact
the Court's Clerks Office at
You (or your attorney) must appear at all Court hearings to present your defense. You (or your attorney) must also file a written
answer to this Complaint. An Answer is your response stating the reason(s) why you should not be evicted and may include any
claims you have against the Plaintiff. Summary Process Answer Form is available on the Housing Court’s website www.mass.gov/
lists/housing-court-forms and in the Clerk's Office.
You must file (e-file, deliver or mail) the Answer Form with the Court Clerk’s Office and serve (deliver or mail) a copy on the Plaintiff
(or Plaintiff's attorney) at the address shown in this summons. The Courts notice about the hearing will also include the deadline by
which the Answer must be received by the Court Clerks Office and received by the Plaintiff (or the Plaintiff's Attorney)
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