Details for Publ. Oct. 2, 9 & 16, 2019 STATE OF MINNESOTA


Publ. Oct. 2, 9 & 16, 2019 STATE OF MINNESOTA DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF MEEKER EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Case Type 14 - Other Civil Court File No. 47-CV-19-938 SUMMONS Lyman G. Dale, Susan F. Dale, husband and wife, Plaintiffs, v. Dorothy A. Stenberg, Robert Ellefson, Cheryl Ellefson, Ed Olson Agency, Inc., together with their known and/or unknown heirs; also the unknown heirs and successors in interest of the above-named Defendants, also all other persons or corporations 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 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: 329 East Highway, Litchfield, MN 55355. 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 Meeker County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: Lot Two (2), Lindenwald Park; AND Lot Eighteen (18), Lindenwald Park, EXCEPTING that part thereof described as follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of Lot 16 of said Lindenwald Park; thence southeasterly along the northeasterly line of said Lot 18, a distance of 30.37 feet to the most southerly corner of Lot 4; thence southwesterly 96.81 feet to the southeast corner of Lot 15 of said Lindenwald Park; thence northerly along the east line of said Lots 15 and 16, a distance of 111.72 feet to the point of beginning. The object of this action is to quiet title to the real property that is described in the Complaint and obtain a declaration affirming that Plaintiff is the owner of it. THOMPTON, SPERRY, JENSEN & KEITHAHN, LTD. Dated: September 11, 2019 By: /s/Larry N. Jensen Larry N. Jensen (#50064) Attorneys for Plaintiff 329 East Hwy 12 P.O. Box 841 Litchfield, MN 55355 (320) 693-2454