process-server


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process-server

n
(Law) a sheriff's officer who serves legal documents such as writs for appearance in court
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.process-server - someone who personally delivers a process (a writ compelling attendance in court) or court papers to the defendant
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
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process-server

n (Jur) → Zustellungsbeamte(r) m/-beamtin f
References in classic literature ?
There is not a messenger or process-server attached to it, who wears a coat that was made for him; not a tolerably fresh, or wholesome-looking man in the whole establishment, except a little white-headed apple-faced tipstaff, and even he, like an ill-conditioned cherry preserved in brandy, seems to have artificially dried and withered up into a state of preservation to which he can lay no natural claim.
He said, this exercise appears to have been made by the Process-Server, CBI on 17th August 2019.
The warrant was issued after the bench, comprising Chief Justice Chaudhry Mohammad Ibrahim Zia and Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan, was informed by the process-server, a deputy superintendent of police, that Sardar Khalid Ibrahim, member legislative assembly (MLA) from Rawalakot, was not available to be served thewarrant.