Form JD-CV-1 Civil Summons

Form JD-CV-1 Civil Summons

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Form JD-CV-1 Civil Summons

 

INSTRUCTIONS: CONNECTICUT SUMMONS - CIVIL (Form JD-CV-1)

 

 

As part of the Connecticut civil lawsuit process, the plaintiff must complete a form JD-CV-1. This summons notice will notify the defendant that they are being sued. This document can be obtained from the website of the Connecticut Judicial Branch.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 1: The first page contains instructions for completion.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 2: Place an "x" in the box next to the first statement on the second page if the amount, legal interest or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is less than $2,500.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 3: Place an "x" in the box next to the second statement if the amount, legal interest or property in demand, not including interest and costs, is $2,500 or greater.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 4: Place an "x" in the box next to the third statement if claiming other relief in addition to or in lieu of money and damages.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 5: In the first blank box, enter the address of the court clerk where the writ and other papers will be filed.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 6: In the second blank box, enter the telephone number of the clerk, including the area code.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 7: In the third blank box, enter the return date. This must be a Tuesday.v

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 8: In the fourth blank box, indicate with a check mark whether your court is a judicial district court, a housing session court, or a geographical area court. If the latter, provide its number.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 9: In the fifth blank box, enter the town of the court.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 10: Consult instructions on the first page to provide your case type code in the sixth blank box.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 11: In the seventh blank box, enter the name of the plaintiff, their attorney or their law firm.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 12: In the eighth blank box, enter the juris number if applicable.

 

Connecticut Summons - Civil JD-CV-1 Step 13: Provide all other requested information and submit the form to the court along with all other required papers.


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