(Published in the Echo Journal, July 21, 28, August 4, 2021, 3t.
(Published in the Echo Journal, July 21, 28, August 4, 2021, 3t.)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF CROW WING
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
CASE TYPE: Quiet Title
Dawn Stienka and William Stienka, married Minnesota residents,
Estate of Ruth J. Jillson;
Estate of Charles D. Larson;
Gloria L. Larson; William Jillson; Estate of Erwin Jillson; Joann Ostrowski; Fred Jillson and Darlene Jillson, married Minnesota residents; Nicole Jillson; and any other persons claiming an interest through them; 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,
THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO: THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS
1.YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiffs have started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs' 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 Plaintiffs' Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiffs 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 Plaintiffs 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 West 363 feet of the West One-half of the Northeast Quarter (W1/2NE1/4), Section 20, Township 44, Range 31; together with an easement 2 rods wide along the Southeasterly edge of the railroad right-of-way across the remainder of said West One-half of the Northeast Quarter (W1/2NE1/4).
The object of this action is: To quiet title of the above-described property in the Plaintiffs' name, as more fully described in the Complaint.
Dated: June 7, 2021
SEVERSON PORTER LAW
By: /s/ Mark A. Severson
Mark A. Severson
(Reg. No. 0388914)
Kurt W. Porter
(Reg. No. 0391461)
Joseph T. Pates
(Reg. No. 0401046)
Kevin J. Egan, of Counsel
(Reg. No. 0390606)
319 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFFS
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
Mark A. Severson