What is Service of Process?

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“Process” is the general term for the legal document by which a lawsuit is started and the court asserts its jurisdiction over the parties and the controversy. “Service of Process” refers to the delivery of a writ, summons, or other legal papers to the person required to respond to them. Process must be properly served on all parties in any action.

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