Form 1 – Summons

Form 1. Summons.

  • (Title of Court)

    Civil Action, File Number ___________

    A.B., Plaintiff }

    v.                                               }        Summons

    C.D., Defendant }

    To the above-named Defendants:

    You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon _______________, plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is _______________, an answer to the complaint which is herewith served upon you, within 20 days after service of this summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. (The State of Nevada, its political subdivisions, agencies, officers, employees, board members, commission members, and legislators, each has 45 days after service of this summons within which to file an answer to the complaint.) If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.1

    Clerk of Court

    [Seal of the District Court] Dated: ______________


    1 When service is by publication, add a brief statement of the object of the action, e.g., “This action is brought to recover a judgment dissolving the contract of marriage existing between you and the plaintiff.” See Rule 4(b).

    [As amended; effective April 24, 1998.]