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The DC Code: § 13-431 Manner and proof of service.

Index13 Procedure Generally. (Refs & Annos)
a
When the law of the District of Columbia authorizes service outside the District of Columbia, the service, when reasonably calculated to give actual notice, may be made --
1
by personal delivery in the manner prescribed for service within the District of Columbia;
2
in the manner prescribed by the law of the place in which the service is made for service in that place in an action in any of its courts of general jurisdiction;
3
by any form of mail addressed to the person to be served and requiring a signed receipt; or
4
as directed by the foreign authority in response to a letter rogatory.
b
Proof of service outside the District of Columbia may be made by affidavit of the individual who made the service or in the manner prescribed by the law of the District of Columbia, the order pursuant to which the service is made, or the law of the place in which the service is made for proof of service in an action in any of its courts of general jurisdiction. When service is made by mail, proof of service shall include a receipt signed by the addressee or other evidence of personal delivery to the addressee satisfactory to the court.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 13-431. 1973 Ed., § 13-431. DC CODE § 13-431 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 549, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 132(a).)