Definition : Written pleading - Service (notification)

Act by which a party officially brings to the attention of another party, through a bailiff, a document such as a notice of default, a proceeding or a judgment. This is referred to as a "service" of the document. Notification may also be made by mail, public notice, delivery of the document or other technological means.

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