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High court to consider…Can lawyers rely on return by sheriff? (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court will hear a case in which the issue is whether a lawyer may reasonably rely on a sheriff's return of service. In the case, service by posting was made two days before the one-year service rule expired. Unknown to the plaintiff, the defendant had died several months earlier. The posted service was ...

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