Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Form 1.904 – Third-party Summons
THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
To Each Sheriff of the State:
YOU ARE COMMANDED to serve this summons and a copy of the third-party complaint or petition in this action on third-party defendant, ….
Each third-party defendant is required to serve written defenses to the third-party complaint or petition on ….., plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is …., and on …., defendant’s attorney, whose address is …., within 20 days after service of this summons on that defendant, exclusive of the date of service, and to file the original of the defenses with the clerk of this court either before service on the attorneys or immediately thereafter. If a third-party defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that defendant for the relief demanded in the third-party complaint or petition.
DATED on ……….
(Name of Clerk)
As Clerk of the Court
As Deputy Clerk.