Service of the claim form and other documents: an overview
Resource type: Practice Note: Overview
Any UK jurisdiction, England, Wales
Any UK jurisdiction, England
Service means bringing documents used in court proceedings to a person's attention. The claim form is the most important of these. This note covers service of the claim form and other documents, including methods of service, the address for service, time limits, "despatch" under CPR 7.5 and deemed service.