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Process Servers Log Book Outside NYC Not Required

CIVIL PROCEDURE/PROCESS SERVERS GENERAL BUSINESS LAW/STATUTORY INTERPRETATION The Second Department explained that, under the relevant provisions of the General Business Law, process servers outside the City of New York are not required to keep a “log book” for recording service:  General Business Law § 89-u, which applies to process servers outside of the City of […]

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NY State Process Serving Law A633-2013 (Proposed Jan 2013)

Relates to process servers, relating to licensing and penalties. Sponsor: Gibson / Co-sponsor(s): Cook Law Section: General Business Law / Law: Amd S89-t, add S89-w, Gen Bus L; amd R3015, CPLR A633-2013 Actions Jan 9, 2013: referred to economic development A633-2013 Text S T A T E  O F  N E W  Y O R […]

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New York Domestic Relations Law

Chapter 14 § 232. Notice of nature of matrimonial action; proof of service. a. In an action to annul a marriage or for divorce or for separation, if the complaint is not personally served with the summons, the summons shall have legibly written or printed upon the face thereof: “Action to annul a marriage”, “Action […]

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New York Real Property Actions and Proceedings

Sec. 735. MANNER OF SERVICE; FILING; WHEN SERVICE COMPLETE. 1. Service of the notice of petition and petition shall be made by personally delivering them to the respondent; or by delivering to and leaving personally with a person of suitable age and discretion who resides or is employed at the property sought to be recovered, […]

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NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Rules of Process Service

  Process Server Rules of the City of New York Title 6 Department of Consumer Affairs §2-231 Definitions. For the purposes of the application of Subchapter 23 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Administrative Code, (unless the context indicates otherwise), the following definitions apply. Bound volume. “Bound volume” means a book or ledger […]

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NYC Administrative Code

SUBCHAPTER 23 PROCESS SERVERS Print § 20-403 License required. a. Process server license. It shall be unlawful for any person to do business as, be employed as or perform the services of a process server without a license therefor. b. Process serving agency license. It shall be unlawful for any process serving agency to assign […]

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New York State General Business Article 8-a

GBS – General Business ARTICLE 8-a PROCESS SERVERS AND PROCESS SERVING AGENCIES IN CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE Print Section 89-bb. Definitions. 89-cc. Process server records. 89-dd. Process serving agency records. 89-ee. Responsibility of process serving agency and process servers. 89-ff. Affidavits of service. 89-gg. Availability of records. 89-hh. Enforcement by […]

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New York State General Business Article 8

GBS – General Business ARTICLE 8 PROCESS SERVERS Print Section 89-t. Definitions. 89-u. Process server records, penalties. 89-v. Enforcement by attorney general. § 89-t. Definitions . For this article, a process server is a person other than an attorney or a party to an action acting on his own behalf who: (a) derives income from […]

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New York State General Business Article 2

GBS – General Business ARTICLE 2 SABBATH § 11. Serving civil process on Sunday. All service or execution of legal process, of any kind whatever, on the first day of the week is prohibited, except in criminal proceedings or where service or execution is specially authorized by statute. Service or execution of any process upon […]

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New York CPLR

NEW YORK CONSOLIDATED LAWS NEW YORK CIVIL PRACTICE LAWS AND RULES Rule 305. Summons; supplemental summons, amendment. (a) Summons; supplemental summons. A summons shall specify the basis of the venue designated and if based upon the residence of the plaintiff it shall specify the plaintiff`s address, and also shall bear the index number assigned and […]

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