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48-3732 - Time for hearing; notice; summons; parties; pleadings
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48-3732. Time for hearing; notice; summons; parties; pleadings
A. Upon filing of the petition in the superior court, the court shall fix a time for the hearing on the petition, which shall be not less than sixty days from the date of filing the petition, and shall order the clerk of the court to issue summons directed to all persons whose rights may be affected by any judgment rendered in the proceeding. The court shall also order the clerk to give notice of the filing of the petition and the date of the hearing thereon by publishing the summons at least once a week for four consecutive weeks in a newspaper published or of general circulation in the county in which the office of the petitioner is located, and such other counties as the court may order, the last of the publications to be not less than fifteen days prior to the date fixed for the hearing.
B. The summons shall state the time and place fixed for hearing the petition and that any person whose rights may be affected by any judgment rendered may not less than ten days before the date fixed for hearing the petition answer the petition and after such answer, may appear at the hearing and contest the granting of the petition and the entry of any order of confirmation or validation.