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SUMMONS – Bird

September 2nd, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF SIBLEY
DISTRICT COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

COURT FILE NO.:72-CV-10-297

SUMMONS

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency,
Plaintiff,

vs.

Kent E. Bird, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein,
Defendants.

THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO DEFENDANTS ABOVE-NAMED

1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is on file in the office of the court. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this summons.

2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this summons located at:

Paul W. Fahning
Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.
55 East Fifth Street, Suite 800
St. Paul, MN 55101

3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiff’s Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer.

4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not Answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint.

5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case.

6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute.

7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Sibley County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:

Tract I: Commencing at a point on the East line of the SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 9, Township 113, Range 27, 171 3/4 feet south and 450 feet west of the Northeast Corner of said SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of said Section; thence running West 240 feet; thence in a southeasterly direction 276 87/100 feet; thence North 138 1/2 feet to the place of beginning. Tract II: Commencing at a point on the East line of the SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 9, Township 113, Range 27, 171 3/4 feet south and 450 feet west of the Northeast Corner of said SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of said Section; thence running South 138.1 feet; thence in a Southeasterly direction 17.3 feet; thence North 147 feet; thence West 15 feet to the place of beginning.

The object of this action is to reform certain instruments filed in the office of the Sibley County Recorder, and to determine adverse claims to said property and for other relief.

No personal or monetary claims are made against any Defendant.

Please take notice that Minn. St. Sec. 557.03 provides as follows:

When in any such action there are defendants against whom no personal claim is made, the plaintiff may serve upon them, at the time of the service of the summons, a notice subscribed by the plaintiff or the plaintiff’s attorney, and setting forth the general object of the action, a description of the property affected by it, and that no personal claim is made against such defendants. If any defendant on whom such notice is served unreasonably defends the action, that defendant shall pay full costs to the plaintiff.

PETERSON, FRAM & BERGMAN, P.A.
Paul W. Fahning #167101
Attorney for Plaintiff
55 East Fifth Street, Suite 800
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-291-8955

Publish Sept. 2, 9, 16, 2010

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