Q: i recently rcvd a summons to appear in probate court for a civil action filed how do i respond i am an heir liveoutstate
it has been ongoing there is a settelment on the table but i dont know anything about it will i be held responsable for any monies if i dont apear i have rcvd nothing from the estate how do i defend againdt this action
A: You should have an attorney review the summons and complaint
A: You need to hire a competent attorney to examine the Probate File. Then he can advise you what to do. If you really received a Summons, then there should be a Complaint attached. Possibly you are a Witness. But then the latter may not be true and It may not be necessary to appear.
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