- A summons is a written order that tells a person to show up at a tribunal; it can tell a person to bring documents or other things to the tribunal.
(Agatha will be a witness at a hearing so she received a summons that tells her when to show up for the hearing next month.)
- To serve someone with a summons.
(Agatha was summoned to appear next Monday at 9 a.m.)
See also Hearing; Order; Serve
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