• Current through October 23, 2012

An order of publication shall be in the following or an equivalent form:

United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

 AB, plaintiff,                                                

    versus                             In ________.                           No. ________

CD, defendant.                                                


The object of this action is to (state it briefly).

On motion of the plaintiff, it is this ___ day of ___, A.D. ___, ordered that the defendant cause his appearance to be entered herein on or before the fortieth day, exclusive of Sundays and legal holidays, occurring after the day of the first publication of this order; otherwise the cause will be proceeded with as in cause of default.

________________________________________________________________________ judge.

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 515, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 13-339.

1973 Ed., § 13-339.