(c) Other Process. When process requires for its execution a method other than or in addition to delivery or mailing, or publication or posting pursuant to Rule 2-122, the return shall be filed in the manner prescribed by rule or law promptly after execution of the process.
(d) Service Not Made. An individual unable to make service of process in accordance with these rules shall file a return as soon thereafter as practicable and in no event later than ten days following the termination of the validity of the process.
(e) Return to Include Process. A return shall include a copy of the process if served or the original process if not served.
Committee note: Rule 1-202 defines “process” as “any written order issued by a court to secure compliance with its commands or to require action by any person and includes a summons, subpoena, an order of publication, a commission or other writ.”
(f) Place of Return. In every instance the return shall be filed with the court issuing process. In addition, when a writ of attachment, a writ of execution, or any other writ against property is executed in another county, a return shall be filed with the court of that county.
(g) Effect of Failure to Make Proof of Service. Failure to make proof of service does not affect the validity of the service.