I just received a call from my father that I had received a summons?? I have no ide what this means or what it's for. Please help.
It is impossible to say what the summons is for in your case without reading it and knowing the facts of your situation. In general, the summons is served on a person to serve them with a court action. The summons generally has a complaint or petition attached that sets forth what you are being sued with. Sometimes there is also a notice of a hearing or even a court order with required action. Depending on the type of action you are being sued with and when you were served, you may need to respond now. Some actions have very short periods of time to file a response or request a hearing with the court or you waive your rights. If someone other than you was served with the summons, sometimes this counts as service and sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes once you are served, you very soon get a separate hearing notice in the mail of a hearing that you will need to prepare for and attend or you could waive your rights. You need to contact an attorney now or you may waive your rights without even knowing it.
Although I am an attorney practicing law in Nebraska, the answer I provide is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, you should contact an attorney who will discuss with you the specific facts of your case.
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