proof of service

Definition of "proof of service"
  1. A declaration offered to a court, typically provided by an authorized official such as a sheriff, that serves as verification that a legal document was properly delivered to a designated party
How to use "proof of service" in a sentence
  1. The judge would not proceed with the hearing until they had received the proof of service indicating that the defendant had been notified.
  2. After serving the subpoena, the process server provided a proof of service to confirm they had fulfilled their obligation.
  3. The court clerk would not process the motion until the plaintiff submitted a valid proof of service.

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