service of process

Definition of "service of process"
  1. The delivery of legal documents like summons or complaints to the defendant or other relevant party, usually through personal delivery
How to use "service of process" in a sentence
  1. The service of process was completed when the defendant personally received the papers.
  2. The lawsuit could not proceed until the service of process was executed.
  3. They failed to follow through with the service of process, delaying the case's progression.

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