foreign service of process


foreign service of process
Service of process for the acquisition of jurisdiction by a court in the United States upon a person in a foreign country is prescribed by Fed.R.Civil P. 4(i) and 28 U.S.C.A. No. 1608. Service of process on foreign corporations is governed by Fed.R. Civil P. 4(dX3)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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