ANSWER TO CIVIL COMPLAINT by robyniscrazy

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									                    ANSWER TO CIVIL COMPLAINT


Purpose:   This is the form used by the defendant named in the civil complaint to
           deny the allegations set forth in the complaint. In addition, this form
           allows the defendant to file a counterclaim or assert a setoff against
           the plaintiff and seek relief from the plaintiff.

How:       The defendant and/or defense advocate prepares the answer to the
           civil complaint, which contains the following:
           a. A short and plain statement denying all or specific allegations in
              the complaint;
           b. A short and plain statement of the counterclaim showing that
              defendant is entitled to relief; and
           c. A demand for judgment for the relief to which the defendant
              deems herself/himself entitled.

Copies:    The original answer must be stored in the court case file.
           A copy remains with the defendant
           A copy must be sent to the plaintiff
                      FORT PECK TRIBAL COURT
                    ASSINIBOINE AND SIOUX TRIBES
                   FORT PECK INDIAN RESERVATION
                    POPLAR/WOLF POINT, MONTANA

                                            )
_________________________,                  )
PLAINTIFF,                                  )
                                            ) ANSWER
Vs.                                         )
                                            ) CASE NO. __________
_________________________,                  )
DEFENDANT.                                  )
                                            )


      The defendant denies all of the allegations in the complaint except as
follows: ___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________

       The defendant alleges the following in support of a claim against the
plaintiff: ___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________

                                         ______________________________
                                         DEFENDANT

SIGNED AND SWORN to before me this __________, day of _____________,
20____.
                                     ______________________________
                                     Clerk of Court

Answer                                                         Form I-9

								
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