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What a Conciliation Court Summons means

Receiving a Summons means that you are being sued; you are the defendant in the case.  You should prepare for a hearing. You may file a  Conciliation Court counterclaim if you feel the plaintiff owes you money.

If you ignore the Summons and do not appear on the scheduled hearing date, a default judgment may be entered against you, ordering you to pay the amount determined by the Referee.