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You need to file a answer here setting out version of facts.You may consider a motion to dismiss arguing that you are not a proper party to the suit.The court here can drop you from the suit if it agrees with your motion.These would be your next steps.Either you do this yourself or make use of a local lawyer.
IN THE GENERAL CHANCERY COURT FOR XXX COUNTY, TENNESSEE________________________________PLAINTIFFVS DOCKET NUMBER _______________________________________________DEFENDANTComes the Defendant, after being duly sworn according to law, and says that he/she denies each and every allegation on which the Plaintiff has sued him/her and that the same is not true, just, nor correct for the following reason(s):Add that you are not a correct party to the action here._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________DEFENDANT SIGNATURESworn to and subscribed before me, this the___________ day of _____________, 2012.___________________________________(NAME)Notary Public/Deputy Court Clerk in and for Knox County, Tennessee.My Commission Expires on __________________________________I certify that a true and exact copy of the foregoing has been served upon:CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE_____________________________________________________________________________________At the following address: ________________________________________________________________By proper mailing/hand delivered same on this the _________ day of _________________, 2012.
This puts all the matters in dispute and the court may dismiss you as a party.You may want to consider your own lawyer here as well to assist and file such a an answer on your behalf.Your lawyer can seek lawyer fees from the other party that sued since it appears you are not a proper party to the suit.
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