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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Once the defendant has been served with proceedings, it has 14 days to file and serve an Acknowledgement of Service. Defenses generally need to be served within 28 days of service of a claim (if an extension is not obtained).
Anonymous AFIRST you must file what is called an acknowledgement of service, then a defence.