Rule 3A. Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Rule 3A.03. Clerk’s Duties

On receipt of the copy of the foreign judgment, the Notice of Filing, and the affidavit, the clerk shall.

(1)  Promptly open a case number file, and

(2)  Issue a summons to be delivered for service to any person authorized to serve process for service upon the judgment debtor, including a copy of the Notice of Filing to be served upon the judgment debtor, a copy of the foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the Acts of Congress or the statutes of this state, and a copy of the Affidavit filed by the judgment creditor or the judgment creditor’s lawyer.

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