SERVICE OF PROCESS
Service is the responsibility of the plaintiff's attorney, or the plaintiff if the plaintiff is self-represented, and must be affected in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 7004. Upon completion of service, the plaintiff's attorney, or the plaintiff if the plaintiff is self-represented, shall execute and file a certificate of service showing compliance with Bankruptcy Rule 7004, and serve a copy of the certificate to the defendant(s).
Advisory Committee Notes
The amended rule includes only stylistic changes, clarifying that the rule similarly applies to self-represented parties. The official form for a certificate of service is included with the summons as the second page; the rule’s prior reference to the “back of the original Summons” has been deleted as current practice generally involves the certificate being printed as a separate page and not on the back of the summons as was done in the past.