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Probate: Heidi L. Whalen, Mark D. Whalen (0111)

STATE OF MINNESOTA    DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF POLK    NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

In Re: the Marriage of:    DISSOLUTION WITHOUT CHILDREN

Heidi L. Whalen,    Court File No. 60-FA-12-2841
Petitioner,    
SUMMONS
and    
Mark D. Whalen,    
Respondent    

THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT:
WARNING: YOUR SPOUSE HAS FILED A LAWSUIT FOR DISSOLUTION OF YOUR MARRIAGE. YOU MUST SERVE UPON PETITIONER’S ATTORNEY AND FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN ANSWER TO THE PETITION AND PAY THE REQUIRED FILING FEE. YOU MUST SERVE YOUR ANSWER UPON PETITIONER’S ATTORNEY WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF THE DATE YOU WERE SERVED WITH THIS SUMMONS, NOT COUNTING THE DATE OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT SERVE AND FILE YOUR ANSWER, THE COURT MAY GIVE YOUR SPOUSE EVERYTHING HE OR SHE IS ASKING FOR IN THE PETITION. THIS SUMMONS IS AN OFFICIAL DOCUMENT FROM THE COURT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT, CONTACT AN ATTORNEY FOR LEGAL ADVICE.
The proceeding involves, affects, or brings into question the real property located at 1818 14th Ave NW, East Grand Forks, MN 56721, in Polk County, State of Minnesota, with the following legal description: Lot 4, Block 2, Wurden’s Fourth Addition to the City of East Grand Forks. The Court will be requested to adjudicate the respective interests of the parties in said real property.
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY RESTRAINING AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROVISIONS
UNDER MINNESOTA LAW, SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS MAKES THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS APPLY TO BOTH PARTIES TO THIS ACTION, UNLESS THEY ARE MODIFIED BY THE COURT OR THE PROCEEDING IS DISMISSED:
(1) NEITHER PARTY MAY DISPOSE OF ANY ASSETS EXCEPT (i) FOR THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE OR THE NECESSARY GENERATION OF INCOME OR PRESERVATION OF ASSETS, (ii) BY AN AGREEMENT IN WRITING, OR (iii) FOR RETAINING COUNSEL TO CARRY ON OR TO CONTEST THIS PROCEEDING.
(2) NEITHER PARTY MAY HARASS THE OTHER PARTY; AND
(3) ALL CURRENTLY AVAILABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE MUST BE MAINTAINED WITHOUT CHANGE IN COVERAGE OR BENEFICIARY DESIGNATION.
IF YOU VIOLATE ANY OF THESE PROVISIONS, YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO SANCTIONS BY THE COURT.
(4) PARTIES TO A MARRIAGE DISSOLUTION PROCEEDING ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEMPT ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA LAW. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION INCLUDES MEDIATION, ARBITRATION, AND OTHER PROCESSES AS SET FORTH IN THE DISTRICT COURT RULES. YOU MAY CONTACT THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR ABOUT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA. IF YOU CANNOT PAY FOR MEDIATION OR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, IN SOME COUNTIES, ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH A NONPROFIT PROVIDER OR A COURT PROGRAM. IF YOU ARE A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC ABUSE OR THREATS OF ABUSE AS DEFINED IN MINNESOTA STATUTES, CHAPTER 518B, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO TRY MEDIATION AND YOU WILL NOT BE PENALIZED BY THE COURT IN LATER PROCEEDINGS.

Dated: December 11, 2012    _______/s/________
    Donald H. Leonard
MN?License No. 0062248
Massee &?Leonard, Ltd.
308 DeMers Ave NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Telephone: (218)773-0044
Fax: (218)773-3866
Attorney for Petitioner

(December 26, 2012 and January 2, 9, 2013)

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