The 20 day summons applies to damage claims. It should not effect the issuance of a final judgment of eviction if no rental is paid into the registry OR the lease was validly terminated.
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Evictions are filed in two counts (although count II is optional). Count I is merely for possession and required a 5-day summons. Count II is for back-rent/damages and requires a 20 day summons.
Both are separate matters and require separate hearings if necessary.
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There should be no problem.
Landlords file count one and count two actions all the time.
When you prepare your paperwork, make sure it says, "Motion for Final Judgment
on Count One", not just "Motion for Final Judgment" so it is very clear.
Do that for all pleadings so it is clear to the clerk and the judge.
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