how many copies need to be submitted at the filing?
Family Law Attorney
One copy is filed. However, it is always a good idea when you are commencing the case and filing the Summons or Summons with Notice to bring and have multiple copies stamped for your own records, and use later when filing the final packet of papers. As for the final packet, file one copy but make sure you retain a set of the papers for yourself so that if there is a problem, you have your copy to refer to.
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Family Law Attorney
One to be filed. Bring an extra copy and have the clerk time stamp it so you can serve the Summons and Complaint. Make sure you write the index number on the summons and complaint before you send it out for service.
1 original - you should bring a copy for yourself to be stamped-in.
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File the original papers and have them time stamp a copy for you.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
One is required but you should bring another copy to have the clerk stamp for yourself.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
Original to the clerk, one for the ex-spouse, one for you, one for Family Court and one spare.
File the original summons and verified complaint with the Court and have another stamped by the clerk's office. Keep an additional copy or two for your own file. If you are referring in your question to a completed submission packet, you need only file one complete set, but remember to include 1 Note of Issue with 2 additional copies.
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