Small Claims Notice Of Suit-Answer Form. This is a Rhode Island form and can be use in District Court Statewide.
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STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS DISTRICT COURT SMALL CLAIMS NOTICE OF SUIT ANSWER Plaintiff Civil Action File Number Attorney for the Plaintiff or the Plaintiff Defendant Address of the Plaintiff's Attorney or the Plaintiff Attorney for the Defendant or the Defendant Address of the Defendant's Attorney or the Defendant Answer to be filed with the Clerk of the District Court - Small Claims Division at the address checked below: Murray Judicial Complex 2nd Division District Court 45 Washington Square Newport, Rhode Island 02840-2913 (401) 841-8350 McGrath Judicial Complex 4th Division District Court 4800 Tower Hill Road Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879-2239 (401) 782-4131 Noel Judicial Complex 3rd Division District Court 222 Quaker Lane Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-0107 (401) 822-6750 Garrahy Judicial Complex 6th Division District Court One Dorrance Plaza Providence, Rhode Island 02903-2719 (401) 458-5400 The above Plaintiff(s) CLAIM YOU OWE the following: $___________ plus cost of suit $_________ for a total of $__________. (Check appropriate box and use space below to write your response). THIS IS MY ANSWER: I disagree with the claim of the Plaintiff(s) because: _____________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________. THIS IS MY ANSWER: I admit I owe the claim and judgment may enter against me. I need more time to pay for the following reason: ________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________. DC-SC-2 (revised October 2014) Page 1 of 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS DISTRICT COURT SMALL CLAIMS NOTICE OF SUIT ANSWER THIS IS MY COUNTERCLAIM: The Plaintiff(s) owes me the following sum for the following reason. By filing this counterclaim, I waive my right to appeal on the counterclaim only. _________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________. THE DEFENDANT WAIVES RIGHT TO APPEAL ON COUNTER CLAIM ONLY. _____________________________________ Signature of the Defendant _____________________________________ Date Signed HOW TO ANSWER THIS CLAIM 1. You have twenty (20) days to answer the Small Claims Notice of Suit Complaint from the date of service. If you fail to answer the Small Claims Notice of Suit Complaint within the twenty (20) days from the date of service, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 2. If you are mailing this answer, address it to the Clerk of the District Court - Small Claims Division at the address checked above. Send a copy to the Plaintiff' attorney, if listed above, or the Plaintiff. Be sure to put a stamp on the envelope because the court cannot accept "postage due" mail. 3. Trial dates for small claims actions, if timely answered, shall be automatically scheduled by the clerk's office no later than three (3) weeks from the filing of the answer. You must appear on the Trial Date. If you do not appear, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that, on the ______ day of _____________________, 20____: I filed and served this document through the electronic filing system on the following parties: _________________________________________________________________________________________________. The document electronically filed and served is available for viewing and/or downloading from the Rhode Island Judiciary's Electronic Filing System. I served this document through the electronic filing system on the following parties: _________________________________________________________________________________________________. The document electronically served is available for viewing and/or downloading from the Rhode Island Judiciary's Electronic Filing System. I mailed or hand-delivered this document to the attorney for the opposing party and/or the opposing party if self-represented, whose name is __________________________________________ at the following address _________________________________________________________________________________________________. _________________________________________________ Name _____________________________________ Print Name of the Defendant DC-SC-2 (revised October 2014) Page 2 of 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com