serve with legal process

verb

  • Jurisprudence
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence

Definitions of serve with legal process

  • to give someone official notice of legal proceedings against them so that they can prepare for trial. The term also refers to the delivery of court documents such as summonses, complaints, subpoenas, writs etc to the individual to whom the legal document is directed.

    Mr Sim has proved very difficult to serve with legal process.

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