Navigation Top
AGO Logo Graphic
AGO Header Image
File a Complaint
Contact the AGO
AGO Opinions with Topic: FILING OF COMPLAINT
AGO 1957 No. 139 >  December 6, 1957
JUSTICE COURTS - JURISDICTION OVER PERSON BY SERVICE OF SUMMONS OR NOTICE - FILING OF COMPLAINT
JUSTICE COURTS ‑- JURISDICTION OVER PERSON BY SERVICE OF SUMMONS OR NOTICE ‑- FILING OF COMPLAINT A notice or summons returnable and/or served on the defendant more than twenty days after the filing of a complaint in justice court is a nullity, and the justice of the peace does not thereby acquire jurisdiction over the defendant.
Content Bottom Graphic
AGO Logo