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Rule 54.01 Clerk to Issue Process – Separate or Additional Summons
Upon the filing of a pleading requiring service of process, the clerk shall forthwith issue the required summons or other process and, unless otherwise provided, deliver it for service to the sheriff or other person specially appointed to serve it. If requested in writing by the party whose pleading requires service of process, the clerk shall deliver the summons or other process to such party who shall then be responsible for promptly serving it with a copy of the pleading. Upon written request of such party, separate or additional summons and other process shall be issued.
(Adopted Jan. 19, 1973, effective Sept. 1, 1973. Amended June 1, 1993, effective Jan. 1. 1994.)
Committee Note – 1974 [Repealed] (Repealed June 1, 1993, effective Jan. 1, 1994.) Continue reading