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Question: Is a process server the only one that can serve a defendant?
Answer: No. Arizona Revised Statute: Section 33-1377 governs service of process in a special detainer action (eviction). That statute allows the defendant (tenant) to be served by placing a copy of the summons on the door to the residence and mailing a certified copy of the summons to the defendant. That can be done one day after personal service has been attempted. Personal service can be by a process server , a sheriff, sheriff's deputy, or any other person appointed by the Court. Service of process is governed by Rule 4(d) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.
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