service of process

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Noun1.service of process - the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
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An order was granted by Mr Justice Kelly for substituted service.
In 2008, an Australian court allowed a mortgage lender, MKM Capital, to serve a default judgment in a foreclosure matter via Facebook as a form of substituted service.
In 2011, courts in Minnesota and Texas also accepted using social networking sites as a means of substituted service, and the state civil courts website in Utah similarly envisions using sites like Facebook and Twitter as vehicles for service of process.
When authorizing substituted service on a defendant residing in a foreign country, a U.
NAVL's Commercial Transport Division will retail the movement as a substituted service or carrier convenience option.