Form No. 2. Third-Party Summons

 

 

CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF __________ STATE OF MISSOURI

 

 __________________________________________________

 

Plaintiff____

 

vs.

No. ___

 __________________________________________________

 

Defendant___ and Third-Party Plaintiff

 

vs.

 

 __________________________________________________

 

Third-Party Defendant____

 

 

THIRD-PARTY SUMMONS

 

The State of Missouri to Third-Party Defendant __________ __________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

You are hereby summoned to appear before the above-named court and to file your pleading to the petition, copy of which is attached hereto, and to file your pleading to the third-party petition, copy of which is attached hereto, and to serve a copy of each of your said pleadings upon __________, attorney for plaintiff___, whose address is __________ and upon __________, attorney___ for defendant___ and third-party plaintiff___, whose address is __________, all within 30 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 petition.

 

 

 _______________________________

 

Circuit Clerk

 

By _____________________________

 

Deputy Clerk

(Seal of Circuit Court)

 

Dated: _______, 20___

 

 

Directions to Clerk

 

The third-party summons should be handled in the same manner as an ordinary summons except that a copy of both the plaintiff's petition and the third-party plaintiff's petition should be attached to the copy of the summons to be served upon the third-party defendant. If either the plaintiff or the third-party plaintiff, respectively, have no attorney, the address of plaintiff or third-party plaintiff should be stated in the summons and the words “attorney___ for” eliminated. (See Rule 52.10).

 

<(Reverse side of Third-Party Summons)>

 

Return of Service on Third-Party Summons

 

I hereby certify that I have served the within third-party summons:

 

(1) By delivering on the __________ day of __________, 20__________ a copy of the third-party summons and a copy of the petition and a copy of the third-party petition to each of the within-named third-party defendants ________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________;

 

(2) By leaving on the __________ day of __________, 20___ for each of the within-named third-party defendants __________ __________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________ a copy of the summons and a copy of the petition and a copy of the third-party petition at the respective dwelling place or usual place of abode of said third-party defendants with some person of his or her family over the age of 15 years;

 

(3) By __________ ___________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________ All done in __________ County, Missouri.

 

Sheriff's fees:

 

_______________________________________________________________

Sheriff of __________ County, Missouri

 

Summons

)

By ________________________

Non est

)

Deputy Sheriff

Mileage

)

 

 

)

 

Total

)

_______

 

Directions to Sheriff

 

A copy of the summons and a copy of the plaintiff's petition and a copy of the third-party petition must be served on each of the third-party defendants. Service is otherwise made in the same manner as an ordinary summons.