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Rule 1.07 - Preparation, Service, and Return of Process; Service of Pleadings Subsequent to Original Complaint

(a) Counsel shall prepare all process and present it to the Clerk for certification.

(b) When service of process has been effected but no appearance or response is made within the time and manner provided by Rule 12, Fed.R.Civ.P., the party effecting service shall promptly apply to the Clerk for entry of default pursuant to Rule 55(a), Fed.R.Civ.P., and shall then proceed without delay to apply for a judgment pursuant to Rule 55(b), Fed.R.Civ.P. Failing which, the case shall be subject to dismissal 60 days after such service without notice and without prejudice; provided, however, such time may be extended by order of the Court on reasonable application with good cause shown.

(c) Service of a pleading or paper subsequent to the original complaint may be made by transmitting it by facsimile to the attorney's or party's office with a cover sheet containing the sender's name, firm, address, telephone number, and facsimile number, and the number of pages transmitted. When service is made by facsimile, a copy shall also be served by any other method permitted by Rule 5, Fed. R. Civ. P. Service by delivery after 5:00 p.m. shall be deemed to have been made on the next business day.