Erics_Rules - Title II Commencing an Action Service of...

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Title II. Commencing an Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions, and Orders Rule 4. Summons Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; Part IV. Jurisdiction and Venue; Chapter 87. District Courts; Venue § 1331. Federal question § 1332. Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs § 1335. Interpleader § 1367. Supplemental jurisdiction § 1369. Multiparty, multiforum jurisdiction § 1391. Venue generally § 1404. Change of venue § 1406. Cure or waiver of defects Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; Part IV. Jurisdiction and Venue; Chapter 89. District Courts; Removal of Cases from State Courts § 1441. Actions removable generally § 1445. Nonremovable actions § 1447. Procedure after removal generally Title III. Pleadings and Motions Rule 7. Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions and Other Papers Rule 8. General Rules of Pleading Rule 9. Pleading Special Matters Rule 10. Form of Pleadings Rule 11. Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions Rule 12. Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing Rule 13. Counterclaim and Crossclaim Rule 14. Third-Party Practice Rule 15. Amended and Supplemental Pleadings Title IV. Parties Rule 18. Joinder of Claims Rule 19. Required Joinder of Parties Rule 20. Permissive Joinder of Parties Rule 22. Interpleader Rule 23. Class Actions Rule 24. Intervention Title VI. Trials Rule 41. Dismissal of Actions Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; Part V. Procedure; Chapter 115. Evidence; Documentary § 1738. State and Territorial statutes and judicial proceedings; full faith and credit Title VII. Judgment Rule 56. Summary Judgment
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Rule 4. Summons (a) Contents; Amendments. (1) Contents. A summons must: (A) name the court and the parties; (B) be directed to the defendant; (C) state the name and address of the plaintiff's attorney or--if unrepresented--of the plaintiff; (D) state the time within which the defendant must appear and defend; (E) notify the defendant that a failure to appear and defend will result in a default judgment against the defendant for the relief demanded in the complaint; (F) be signed by the clerk; and (G) bear the court's seal. (2) Amendments. The court may permit a summons to be amended. (b) Issuance. On or after filing the complaint, the plaintiff may present a summons to the clerk for signature and seal. If the summons is properly completed, the clerk must sign, seal, and issue it to the plaintiff for service on the defendant. A summons-- or a copy of a summons that is addressed to multiple defendants-- must be issued for each defendant to be served. (c) Service.
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