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RULE 3-113. PROCESS--DURATION, DORMANCY, AND RENEWAL OF SUMMONS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 3. Civil Procedure--District Court
Chapter 100. Commencement of Action and Process
MD Rules, Rule 3-113
RULE 3-113. PROCESS--DURATION, DORMANCY, AND RENEWAL OF SUMMONS
A summons is effective for service only if served within 30 days after the date it is issued. A summons not served within that time shall be dormant, renewable only on written request of the plaintiff.
Source: This Rule is new and replaces former M.D.R. 103 d 2.
Committee note. See Neel v. Webb Fly Screen Mfg. Co., 187 Md. 34, 48 A.2d 331 (1946).

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.]
MD Rules, Rule 3-113, MD R RCP DIST CT Rule 3-113
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2019.
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