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proc′ess serv`er

a person who serves subpoenas or other legal documents, esp. those requiring appearance in court.
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That was confirmed by a city council spokesman today who said: "The order to vacate was served on all caravans at the site by the process server just before 12 o'clock today.
On Tuesday, the process server told the court that the respondents refused to receive the summons saying the legal advisor to the PIA was on leave.
Mr Kamande, who was present during the fracas, told the Nation that they will file a case in court since the MCAs stormed the office and created disturbance and wondered why they decided to accompany the court process server to the clerk's office."We are contemplating to file a case in court against the MCAs because they did not conduct themselves as honourable members by storming the office of the clerk and creating disturbance.
A private process server can then be hired to give the time and attention necessary to effect service of the process.
Police nab suspect in ambush on Ilocos Norte court staff !-- -- Artemio Dumlao ( - October 4, 2018 - 10:16am BAGUIO CITY, Philippines A suspect in an ambush that killed a clerk of court and injured a process server in Batac City, Ilocos Norte has been arrested in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.
A process server wanted to enter the property to serve a resident, and strongly objected when the gate staff advised him of this practice.
The process server called Montes, who refused to provide his current location.
Clients of the former PM Investigations gain access to unmatched court services expertise and an expanded process server network, in addition to modern tools and technology for the placement and tracking of orders.
Riley Griggs was prepared to enjoy time with friends and family, but instead of meeting her husband by ferry, she instead encounters a process server with papers.
THE prosecution in the criminal case against former deputy Attorney General Rikkos Erotokritou and three others, in which they face charges of conspiracy and bribery, called its first two witnesses to the stand on Friday, former police chief Michalis Papageorgiou and process server Panayiotis Klitou.
Winder said it was a "weird thing" to e-file cases under the attorney's credentials--using the attorney's login information instead of the process server's--because the process server is still doing the filing.