This letter informs a party in a lawsuit that a default will be taken in a case if a response is not received.
Re: <insert case name>
Case No. <case number>
On <date service was effected>, you were served with a Summons and Complaint on behalf of <name of plaintiff>. By law, a response is due 30 days from the date of service, which would have been <date response was due>. As of today's date, no response has been made and no extensions have been granted. Therefore, please provide a response within ten days from the date of this letter or a default will be taken.
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. If you have any questions or comments regarding the above, please do not hesitate to contact me.