Service of process, or Service, is the procedure employed to give legal notice to a person (such as a defendant) of the court’s jurisdiction over that person, to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court. Usually, notice is furnished by delivering a set of court documents to the person to be served. A person or agency employed to serve legal notices is typically called a Process Server.
Service in Family Court matters can be complicated. The type of service required is often different depending on the type of action filed with the Court.
Instructions for Service: