return of service

Definition of "return of service"
  1. A written, sworn statement by a process server verifying the delivery of legal documents like a summons or complaint
How to use "return of service" in a sentence
  1. The court awaited the return of service to proceed with the case.
  2. The process server submitted the return of service after delivering the summons.
  3. Without a proper return of service, the court could not verify the notification of the concerned parties.

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