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Notice Of Litigation To Party Answerable Over Instrument

To: [Person Answerable Over Instrument]


An action has been brought against the undersigned, [Defendant], of [Address], in the [Court] of [County], Docket Number [--], on a negotiable instrument on which the undersigned may be liable in the capacity of [Enumerate].

This instrument was executed on [Date], by [Name]. The instrument promises to pay [$------] on or before [Date], to the order of [Payee], of [Address]. You are liable on this instrument in the capacity of [Enumerate], and you are also liable over to the undersigned if the undersigned is held liable in this action.

Please take notice that the undersigned demands that you appear and defend this action against [Name]. If you do not do so within [--] days from the receipt of this notice, which notice has been sent to you by [registered or certified mail], with postage prepaid and return receipt requested, you will be bound in any action that the undersigned may hereafter bring against you with regard to any determination of facts common to the two litigations.



[Name of Drawer]

This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------]

] ss: [Date]

COUNTY OF ------]

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person[s] Involved], personally known to me [or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence] to be the person[s] whose name[s] is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity[ies], and that by his/her/their signature[s] on the instrument the person[s], or the entity upon behalf of which the person[s] acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]