To accept service

(Law) to agree that a writ or process shall be considered as regularly served, when it has not been.
(Law) See under Accept.
- Tomlinson.

See also: Accept, Service

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An one time notice is served by affixation without inquiry, following a refusal to accept service at the demised premises with no apparent distinction between an individual, company or establishment.
"In summary, Angiodynamics seeks alternative service on Neuberger based on its past experience with him, his refusal in the current case to accept service of process through counsel who represent him in an appeal pending in the First Circuit, and the court's authorization of alternative service in prior actions involving Angiodynamics and Neuberger as parties.
Defendant's former president continued to accept service of process at his residence, but after his death defendant made no arrangements for alternative service of process.
Section 18.4(r) of the Illinois Condominium Property Act requires the board to accept service of a notice of claim for purposes of the Mechanics Lien Act on behalf of each respective member of the Unit Owners' Association with respect to improvements performed pursuant to any contract entered into by the board if the property contains more than eight units.
McGowan appeared in Loudoun County, Virginia, on November 14, 2017, to accept service of the Airports Authority Police arrest warrant, and she was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond," a spokesperson of Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said at that time.
She also is accused of failing to "respect the reasonable directives of judges with supervisory authority over her, often expressing contempt for their instructions or attempting to deflect ownership of her responsibilities by pointing out the flaws of other judges." During the commission's investigation investigation, Russell misrepresented her address and refused to accept service of multiple communications from investigators, who then had to hire a private process server.
It said Morton's attorney, Tiffany Mays O'Guinn of Little Rock, had refused to accept service on his behalf.
"We demand a reply within 14 days and please let us know whether you have appointed solicitors in Malaysia to accept service legal proceedings," it added.
However, the MDU have confirmed that they are not instructed by Mr Paterson, not authorised to accept service of any proceedings and that Irwin Mitchell's clients 'should have no expectation of any continuing MDU involvement in this matter'.
The program has been available for many years to producing arts organizations, but this was the first Lab to accept service organizations into a rigorous program that investigates the assumptions underpinning our work.
The statutory agent in Arizona authorized to accept service of process for the sponsor