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Rule 4. Counter affidavit.


(a)    Defendant may file with the clerk of thecourt a counter affidavit stating facts showingthe right to recovermoney from plaintiff.


(b)   Unless waived upon filingan affidavit of impecuniosity,theappropriate filingfee must accompany the counteraffidavit.


(c)    Except asprovided in Rule 2A, any counteraffidavit must befiled at least 15 calendar daysbefore the trial. Theclerk of the court willmail a copy of the counter affidavit to plaintiffat the address providedby plaintiff on the affidavit.


Acounter affidavit for morethan the monetary limit forsmall claims actionsmay not be filed under these rules.


Effective July 18, 2016