process server
n.
A person who is legally authorized to deliver process documents to a defendant, such as a sheriff. See also service of process

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


process server
A person who delivers papers informing another person or business of a pending lawsuit or requirement to appear in court. (See also: process, service of process)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


process server
A person authorized by law to deliver papers, typically the complaint, to the defendant.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


process server
A person authorized by law to deliver papers, typically the complaint, to the defendant.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

process server
n.
   a person who serves (delivers) legal papers in lawsuits, either as a profession or as a government official, such as a deputy sheriff, marshal or constable.
   See also: service of process

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • process server — noun A person whose profession is the delivery of information to a person or entity providing notice that they are being sued. The process server could not effect service of process because the defendant was nowhere to be found …   Wiktionary

  • process-server — noun someone who personally delivers a process (a writ compelling attendance in court) or court papers to the defendant (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑messenger, ↑courier * * * proˈcess server noun A sheriff s officer • • • Main Entry: ↑process …   Useful english dictionary

  • process server — Person authorized by law (e.g. sheriff) to serve process papers on defendant …   Black's law dictionary

  • process server — Law. a person who serves legal documents, as subpoenas, writs, or warrants, esp. those requiring appearance in court. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • process server — noun a person who serves writs; a bailiff …   English new terms dictionary

  • process server — proc′ess serv er n. law a person who serves subpoenas or other legal documents, esp. those requiring appearance in court • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • process-server — /ˈproʊsɛs sɜvə/ (say prohses servuh) noun someone who serves legal documents such as a subpoena, writ, or warrant, etc., requiring appearance in court or before a notary public, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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  • IBM WebSphere Process Server — Infobox Software| name = WebSphere Process Server caption = developer = IBM latest release version = 6.1.0.0 latest release date = 21 December 2007 latest preview version = latest preview date = operating system = Cross platform genre = Process… …   Wikipedia

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