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summonses, plural;
  1. Serve (someone) with a summons
    • - he has been summonsed to appear in court next month
  1. An order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ containing it
    • - a summons for nonpayment of a parking ticket
  2. An authoritative or urgent call to someone to be present or to do something
    • - they might receive a summons to fly to France next day

  1. bidding: a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"
  2. summon: call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  3. an order to appear in person at a given place and time
  4. a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant
  5. Legally, a summons (also known in England and Wales as a claim form) is a legal document issued by a court (a judicial summons) or by an administrative agency of government (an administrative summons) for various purposes.
  6. The Summons is a legal thriller novel written in December 2002 by noted American author John Grisham.
  7. The Summoned is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel.
  8. A call to do something, especially to come; A notice summoning someone to appear in court, as a defendant, juror or witness; To serve someone with a summons
  9. A notice given to a party that a court action has been started against them.
  10. In criminal law, a written order notifying an individual that he or she has been charged with an offense directing the person to appear in court to answer the charge.
  11. A notice to a defendant or respondent   that an action against him or her was filed in the court issuing the summons and that a judgment will be taken against him or her if the defendant or respondent doesn't answer the complaint or petition within a certain time.
  12. An official form that accuses you of breaking a law and demands that you pay a fine, if you're guilty, or appear in court to explain, if you're not.
  13. The legal serving of notice of a lawsuit that has been filed.
  14. A legal document issued by a court or government agency notifying a party that a documented legal proceeding has been started against a party and announcing the date and time at which the party must appear in court or respond in writing to the court or opposing party.
  15. A legal document used to begin a civil case or to tell a person they must appear in court or respond to a lawsuit.
  16. A court's direction to the sheriff to inform a defendant that an action has been filed against him/her.
  17. A writ or notice requiring a person to appear before a court to answer a complaint.
  18. A form used to commence a civil action and acquire jurisdiction over a party
  19. A legal document that notifies a party that a lawsuit has been initiated and states when and where the party must appear to answer the charges.
  20. The court’s official notice to the defendant that he must respond to the attached complaint or petition.
  21. A legal document served on a person that directs a person to respond to a complaint and warning that person of the possible consequences for failing to respond to the complaint.
  22. A document notifying a party of a court action and requiring that a party respond within a certain time frame. It is issued by the clerk of court and usually is served by the sheriff or by certified mail to the individual named on the summons. It is typically served with the complaint.
  23. This is a notice issued by the Tribunal calling a person to appear before it or to produce documents to it.
  24. A document which requires a person to attend at court