Real Estate Law
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Thank you for your question.
Were you served with a summons and complaint?
Was the amended complaint sworn to under penalty of perjury?
Does your brother have an attorney?
I see one upside down page of a pdf, not sure what it is.
If he had a lawyer you could ask for an extension of time to answer.
Since you need to file something immediately, you might want to file an answer based on this form.
If you can get an attorney, the attorney can file an amended answer. The most common affirmative defense is to allege that the complaint fails to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
The rules are posted at
If you cannot afford an attorney please contact Legal Services, see
You can get a free consultation from some of the real estate attorneys listed by location here.
I hope this information is helpful.
The County law library will have legal form books including form answers. You will also need a proof of service form to file with the answer.