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An ejectment action is filed against someone who has tried to claim title to the property......which is how it is distinguished from an eviction action. Are you claiming ownership of the property?
In that case, your best response is likely to state that you don't claim ownership of the property, and that you are instead a tenant who is paying rent, and that the ejectment should be dismissed as there's no basis for the claim.
It doesn't seem like the case would have any basis if you're a tenant and not claiming ownership.
However, you certainly do have to respond to the complaint in order to avoid a default.
You also may want to file a counterclaim against the person for filing a frivolous lawsuit, a retaliatory action for losing the eviction, abuse of process, malicious prosecution, etc.
It truly sounds like the landlord doesn't understand what an ejectment is.......and is trying this as a second attempt to evict you......which is not proper and could be res judicator (civil double jeopardy).
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