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service of process

[sur′vis]
Etymology: L, servus, a slave, processus, going forth
(in law) the delivery of a writ, summons, or complaint to a defendant. Once delivered or left with the party for whom it is intended, it is said to have been served. The original of the document is shown; a copy is served. Service of process gives reasonable notice to allow the person to appear, testify, and be heard in court.
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45) The Fifth and Eighth Circuits failed to acknowledge that the most efficient manner for service of process is by mail, which supports the Flague Service Convention's purpose and goal.
50) Not only does this inconsistency cause service issues with differing approaches within the United States for American plaintiffs effecting service abroad, but it is unjust to plaintiffs from member nations of the Hague Service Convention that effect valid service of process in the United States.
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