NRCP

Form 22-A – Summons and Complaint Against Third-Party Defendant

Form 22-A. Summons and Complaint Against Third-Party Defendant

  • (Title of Court)

    Civil Action, File Number ___________

    A. B., Plaintiff }

    v. }

    C. D., Defendant and } SummonsThird-Party Plaintiff }

    v. }

    E. F., Third-Party Defendant }

    To the above-named Third-Party Defendant:

    You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon __________, plaintiff’s attorney whose address is __________, and upon __________, who is attorney for C. D., defendant and third-party plaintiff, and whose address is __________, an answer to the third-party complaint which is herewith served upon you within 20 days after the service of this summons upon you exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the third-party complaint. There is also served upon you herewith a copy of the complaint of the plaintiff which you may but are not required to answer.

    ______________________________
    Clerk of Court

    [Seal of the District Court]

    Dated _______________

    (Title of Court)

    Civil Action, File Number ___________

    A. B., Plaintiff }

    v. }

    C. D., Defendant and } Third-Party ComplaintThird-Party Plaintiff }

    v. }

    E. F., Third-Party Defendant }

    1. Plaintiff A. B. has filed against defendant C. D. a complaint, a copy of which is hereto attached as “Exhibit A.”

    2. (Here state the grounds upon which C. D. is entitled to recover from E. F., all or part of what A. B. may recover from C. D. The statement should be framed as in an original complaint.)

    Wherefore C. D. demands judgment against third-party defendant E. F. for all sums[fn1] that may be adjudged against defendant C. D. in favor of plaintiff A. B.

    Signed: ______________________________
    Attorney for C. D., Third-Party Plaintiff
    Address: ______________________________

    [Added; effective March 16, 1964.]
    _______________________
    [fn1] Make appropriate change where C. D. is entitled to only partial recovery-over against E. F.