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Court Of Appeals Clarifies Rules Regarding Service Of Process

When a client contacts me after they’ve been sued, one of the first questions I ask them is whether they have been served with a copy of the lawsuit. For a party filing suit, service of process is the first procedural hurdle in litigation.

To properly serve a defendant, a plaintiff must comply with O.C.G.A. 9-11-4, Georgia’s law governing service of process. Importantly, Georgia requires personal service on a defendant – mailing a copy of the lawsuit […]