Except where the action is filed electronically, upon the initial filing of a civil action, there shall be presented to the clerk clear and legible duplicate copies of each pleading, together with all exhibits, in sufficient number to provide one copy for each adverse party. After the filing of the initial pleading, copies of all other pleadings shall be served upon or mailed to all opposing parties or their counsel, and the pleading shall contain the certificate of counsel stating the date and manner thereof, the address to which said service was mailed or delivery was made, and that said service was made upon all attorneys of record and any party appearing pro se.
For electronically filed cases, the court shall provide copies, or shall return the summons to the filing party electronically for attachment of copies for service.
Rule 10 amended September 1991. Renumbered and codified as § 6-1410, effective July 18, 2008; § 6-1410 amended June 8, 2011.