Greetings. First, if you are so worried about the process, you should contact the Wake County Clerk of Court to talk to them about whether or not it was filed. Generally, we clock in (get the document stamped by a machine with a date and timer) all court documents in Wake County and the initial line is not filled in.
Now, to answer your question, your spouse would mail out the certified mail to you and it would be returned to him so that he can make the affidavit of service. Best of luck.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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