IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF CLACKAMAS Case No. 21CV47139 SUMMONS GARY DEARDORFF, JOAN DEARDORFF, personally and as Trustees of the Deardorff Joint Living Trust, Plaintiffs, v. ROBERT MELIUS, MARIA J. MELIUS, and CRYSTALRIDGE DEVELOPMENT, INC., an Oregon Corporation, Defendants. TO: All Defendants: Robert Melius, Maria J. Melius, and Crystalridge Development, Inc. IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF OREGON: You are hereby required to appear and defend the Complaint filed against you in the above-entitled cause within 30 days of the date of first publication of this Summons as specified herein. If you fail to appear and defend, the Plaintiff will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY You must appear in this case or the other side will win automatically. To appear you must file with the court a legal paper called a motion or answer. The motion or answer (or reply) must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication specified herein along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiffs’ attorney or, if the plaintiffs do not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiffs. This Summons was first published on March 15, 2022. SUMMARY STATEMENT OF THE OBJECT OF THE COMPLAINT AND THE DEMAND FOR RELIEF 1) Defendants are being sued for Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Negligence, and Unlawful Trade Practices, for their actions in selling to Plaintiffs, the real property located at 18158 S. Grasle Road, Oregon City, Oregon, 97045. Plaintiff seeks relief in the amount $80,000, together with interest thereon at the rate of 9% per annum until paid; 2) For Plaintiff’s costs, disbursements and attorney fees; 3) For any further relief as the Court deems equitable. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding a lawyer, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service online at or by calling (503) 684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. This Summons is published by Order of the Honorable Katherine E. Weber, Judge of the above-entitled Court, signed and dated the 9th day of March, 2022. TYLER SMITH & ASSOCIATES, PC By: s/Tyler Smith Tyler Smith, OSB# 075287 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 181 N. Grant St. Suite 212 Canby, OR 97013 Phone: 503-266-5590 Fax: 503-266-5594 Published Mar. 15, 22, 29 & Apr. 5, 2022.h BT235969

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Publication: Miscellaneous

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2022/03/15

End Date: 2022/04/05

Court Number: 21CV47139

Owner: Tyler Smith & Associates, PC


County: Clackamas