COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES (Chapters 211 through 262)
ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN
COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS, SERVICE OF PROCESS
Section 20. Process in the supreme judicial and superior court shall be signed, and may be issued, by the clerk, shall bear teste of the first justice of the court who is not a party to the action, may be returnable to the same court in any other county, may run, and shall be executed and obeyed, throughout the commonwealth.