Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Civil procedure, Legal professions
service of process  service  serving
The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone WordNet 3.0
The act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Service of process is the procedure by which a party to a lawsuit gives an appropriate notice of initial legal action to another party, court, or administrative body in an effort to exercise jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body, or other tribunal. Wikipedia
The procedure for delivering a legal or administrative summons Wikipedia Disambiguation
Official process of notifying someone of legal proceedings Wikidata
The serving, or delivery, of a summons or writ. Wiktionary
The delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued with sufficient detail for them to respond to the suit. Wiktionary
Delivery of information providing notice. Wiktionary (translation)
The action of the verb to serve. Wiktionary
He accepted service of the subpoena WordNet 3.0
The service happened yesterday. Wiktionary
The process server could not effect service of process because the defendant was nowhere to be found. Wiktionary