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Rule 4:4. Process
4:4-1. Summons: Issuance
The plaintiff, the plaintiff’s attorney or the clerk of the court may issue the summons. If a summons is not issued within 10 days after the filing of the complaint the action may be dismissed in accordance with R. 4:37-2(a). Separate or additional summonses may issue against any defendants.
Note: Source – R.R. 4:4-1; amended July 13, 1994 to be effective September 1, 1994. Continue reading