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Sample Summons for Individual

{LAW FIRM NAME}
{Address}
{City}, {State} {ZIP}
{Telephone:}
{Facsimile: }

{Lawyer Name (Bar No.)}
Email: {}

Attorney for Plaintiff

In the Superior Court of the state of Arizona
In and for the County of Maricopa

[],

Plaintiff,

v.

[],

Defendants.

No.: ____________________________

 

SUMMONS

 

 

THE STATE OF ARIZONA TO THE DEFENDANT:

{Name of Individual Defendant}
{Street Address – Line 1}
{City} {Arizona}, {Zip}

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to appear and defend, within the time applicable, in this action in this Court. If served within Arizona, you shall appear and defend within 20 days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If served out of the State of Arizona – whether by direct service, by registered or certified mail, or by publication – you shall appear and defend within 30 days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you is complete, exclusive of the day of service. Where process is served upon the Arizona Director of Insurance, an insurer’s attorney to receive service of legal process against it in this State, the insurer shall not be required to appear, answer, or plead until expiration of 40 days after such date of service upon the Director. Service by registered or certified mail within the State of Arizona is complete 30 days after the date of filing the receipt and Affidavit of service with the Court. Service by publication is complete 30 days after the date of the first publication, direct service is complete when made. Service upon the Arizona Motor Vehicle Superintendent is complete 30 days after filing the Affidavit of Compliance and return receipt or Officer’s Return.  A.R.C.P. 4: A.R.S. §§ 20-222, 28-502, 28-503.

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that in case of your failure to appear and defend within the time applicable, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

YOU ARE HEREBY CAUTIONED that in order to appear and defend, you must file an Answer of proper response in writing with the Clerk of this Court, accompanied by the necessary filing fee, within the time required, and you are required to serve a copy of any Answer or response upon the Plaintiff or Plaintiff’s attorney.  A.R.C.P. 4, 5, 10; A.R.S. §§12-311.

REQUESTS for reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities must be made to the Court by parties at least three (3) working days in advance of a scheduled court hearing.

REQUESTS for an interpreter for persons with limited English proficiency must be made to the office of the judge or commissioner assigned to the case by parties at least ten (10) judicial days in advance of a scheduled court proceeding.

Name and address of Plaintiff’s attorney is:

 

      {Attorney’s Name}
      {Name of Law Firm}
      {Address – Line 1}
      {Address – Line 2}
      {City} {Arizona}, {Zip}

SIGNED AND SEALED THIS DATE:   ______________________________

 

______________________________

Clerk

 

By:___________________________