Good day Sir
The words on the front of the summons probably looks like this:
You are hereby summoned that you do within ten (10) days of the service of this summons deliver or cause to be delivered to the Clerk of the aforesaid Court and also the Plaintiff or his Attorney, at the address specified herein, a notice in writing of your intention to defend this action and answer the claim of
On the back of the summons it probably looks like this
*(vii) Notice of Intention to Defend:
To the Clerk of the Court.
Kindly take notice that the defendant hereby notifies his intention to defend this action.
Dated at this day of 20
(Give full address for acceptance of service of process or documents within eight kilometres from the Court House and also postal address)
*NOTE - The original notice must be filed of record with the Clerk of the Court and a copy thereof served on the plaintiff or his attorney.
Take the original summons to the clerk of the civil court at the magistrates office who issued same. The clerk will assist you in entering your appearance to defend. Remember to take a copy to the attorneys who issued summons.
I would rather advice you to instruct your attorney do help you with the whole process as you are not an expert in this field.
Remeber you only have the days as stipulated in the summons to enter the appearance to defend otherwise they will obtain default judgment against you as i said rather instruct an attorney.
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If this is the case you have two options:
1.Request the clerck of the court to assist you with the notice of intention to defend.
2.Follow my advice and instruct an attorney asap to do it on your behalf.
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