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Actual Knowledge Won’t Cure Defective Service of Process

Michele Trausch 
Michele Trausch
February 21, 2014

Homeward designated CT Corp. System as its agent for service of process. Ramos filed suit against Homeward and sent his process server to Homeward’s Irvine branch office. The process server asked for the person in charge, handed her the summons and complaint–despite her statement that she was not authorized to accept service–and then mailed a copy to the Irvine office addressed only to Homeward, as he had not obtained the woman’s name.

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