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(Published in the Echo Journal, December

(Published in the Echo Journal, December 29, 2021, January 5, 12, 2022, 3t.) SUMMONS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF CROW WING DISTRICT COURT NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRCIT CASE TYPE: Quiet Title Jannette J. Torok a/k/a Janet J. Torok, as Trustee of the Janet J. Torok Family Trust dated July 10, 2007, Plaintiff, vs. Rick W. Herrick; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A; Douglas W. Yeager and Cynthia J. Yeager, as Trustees of the CAAD Yeager Trust; Jean M. Winbauer; and John Doe; ABC Company; 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: THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiff’s Complaint against you is attached to this Summons. 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 21 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response called an Answer within 21 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: 319 South 6th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401. 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 21 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. To be included only if this lawsuit affects title to real property: THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Crow Wing County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: The South 200.00 feet of the North 400.00 feet of Government Lot 2, Section 32, Township 136 North, Range 27 West, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, except for the South 50 feet of the North 400 feet. The first parties reserve a perpetual easement for roadway purposes over and across the tract of land herein conveyed said easement being 16.5 feet on each side of the following described centerline: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Government Lot 2; thence south 01 degrees 05 minutes 49 seconds east assumed bearing, along the west line of said Government Lot 2, a distance of 245.53 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline; thence south 63 degrees 07 minutes 12 seconds east 215.87 feet; thence south 65 degrees 34 minutes 12 seconds east 123.37 feet to the south line of said tract and said centerline there terminating. The side lines of said easement shall be prolonged or shortened to terminate on the west and south line of said tract. Said easement shall be for ingress and egress to that part of Government Lot 2 lying south of the north 200.00 feet thereof. Said easement shall run with the land and shall be for the benefit of the first parties and their heirs, successors and assigns. Subject to restrictions, reservations, and easements of record. AND The North 200.00 feet of Government Lot 2, Section 32, Township 136 North, Range 27 West, Crow Wing County, Minnesota The object of this action is: To quiet title the above-described property in the Plaintiff’s name, as more fully described in the Complaint. Dated: December 2, 2021 SEVERSON PORTER LAW By Mark A. Severson Mark A. Severson (Reg. No. 0388914) Kurt W. Porter (Reg. No. 0391461) Cody D. Schmidt (Reg. No. 0401411) Kevin J. Egan, of Counsel (Reg. No. 0390606) 319 South 6th Street Brainerd, MN 56401 (218) 692-6999 ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF ACKNOWLEDGMENT The undersigned hereby acknowledges that costs, disbursements, and reasonable attorney and witness fees may be awarded pursuant to Minnesota Statute §549.211, to the party against whom the allegations in the pleading are asserted. /s/ Mark A. Severson