(770 ILCS 70/13)
(from Ch. 82, par. 513)
Parties to suit to foreclose.
In such action all persons whose
liens are filed as herein provided, other encumbrancers and any owners
whose interest is sought to be affected shall be made parties and the
issues shall be made and the trials shall be conducted as in other civil
cases. Any lien claimant or encumbrancer made a party to such action shall
not be required to file any counterclaim or crossclaim but shall set forth
as part of such person's answer, within the limitation provided for in
Section 12, sufficient facts to indicate that such person has complied with
Section 10 in the case of a person claiming a lien, or to indicate the
nature and extent of the encumbrance.
(Source: P.A. 86-377.)