Form D1 Form of intimation to connected person in damages action
Rule 36.3(2) Court ref.no.
SHERIFFDOM OF (insert name of sheriffdom)
AT (insert place of sheriff court)
You are given NOTICE that an action has been raised in the above
sheriff court by (insert name and designation of pursuer) against
(insert name and designation of defender).
A copy of the initial writ is attached.
It is believed that you may have a title or interest to sue the said
(insert name of defender) in an action based upon [the injuries
from which the late (insert name and designation) died] [or the
death of the late (insert name and designation)]. You may
therefore be entitled to enter this action as an additional pursuer. If
you wish to do so, you may apply by lodging a minute with the
sheriff clerk at the above address to be sisted as an additional
pursuer within (insert the appropriate period of notice) days of
(insert the date on which service was executed N.B. Rule 5.3(2)
relating to postal service).
Solicitor for the pursuer
The minute must be lodged with the sheriff clerk with the court fee
of (insert amount) and a motion seeking leave for the minute to be
received and for answers to be lodged. When lodging the minute
you must present to the sheriff clerk a copy of the initial writ and
IF YOU ARE UNCERTAIN WHAT ACTION TO TAKE you should
consult a solicitor. You may be eligible for legal aid depending on
your income, and you can obtain information about legal aid from
any solicitor. You may also obtain advice from any Citizens Advice
Bureau or other advice agency.