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Public Notice STATE OF MINNESOTA IN DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF KOOCHICHING NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Civil - Quiet Title Action Court File No. ___________ Cheryl K. Porter, Plaintiff, vs. SUMMONS Tomas Porter, Victor H. Porter, Gloria Porter, and unknown heirs of Allie Belle Porter, deceased, also all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in or on the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendant, THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintif's Complaint against you is on file in the office of the court administrator of the above named court. 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: Chelsea E. Brown ShermoenJaksa Law, PLLC P.O. Box 1072 International Falls, MN 56649 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. This action involves, affects or brings in question real estate situated in the county of Koochiching, State of Minnesota, described as follows: THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (NW1/4SW1/4) OF SECTION TWENTY-THREE (23), IN TOWNSHIP ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE (151), RANGE TWENTY-FIVE (25) WEST OF THE FIFTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN. The object of this action is to quiet plaintiff's title to said real estate and to determine the adverse claims of the defendants to the same and the rights of the respective parties therein, and the relief demanded in the Complaint consists wholly in excluding said defendants from any interest or lien in said real estate and no personal claim is being made against any of said defendants. Dated at International Falls, Minnesota this 6th day of April, 2017. SHERMOENJAKSA LAW, PLLC By:/s/ Chelsea E. Brown Chelsea E. Brown Atty. Reg. No. 0398296 345 Sixth Avenue P.O. Box 1072 Int'l Falls, MN 56649 (218) 283-4494 The Journal April 12th, 19th, 26th, 2017