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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