Complete Definition of "service of process"

English
Noun
service of process (uncountable)

  1. law: the delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued with sufficient detail for them to respond to the suit

#: The process server could not effect service of process because the defendant was nowhere to be found

  1. law: the effective notification of a lawsuit such that a court may proceed with the case

#: The found plaintiff's service of process effective, although the defendant refused to receive the complaint

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