service by mail
n.
Delivery of a legal document through mail.

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


service by mail
Mailing legal pleadings to opposing attorneys or parties, while filing the original with the court clerk, along with a declaration stating that the copy was mailed to a particular person at a specific address.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

service by mail
n.
   mailing legal pleadings to opposing attorneys or parties, while filing the original with the court clerk with a declaration stating that the copy was mailed to a particular person at a specific address. Once a party has responded by filing an answer, subsequent pleadings (except orders to show cause and orders of examination) can be served upon his/her/its attorney by mail.
   See also: service

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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