Affidavit of Service: Definition, Purpose & Example


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An Affidavit of Service, is what type of document?

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1. Which is NOT true regarding Rules 4 and 5 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?

2. In most jurisdictions, A certificate of service is used in what circumstances:

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Check your knowledge on affidavits of service with this quiz and worksheet combination. Questions focus on the type of document that classifies an affidavit of service, along with permissible types of personal service.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about the material with questions on these subjects:

  • Rules 4 and 5 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Certificates of service
  • A document that commands a party to appear in court
  • Permissible types of service or substitute personal service

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about content of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about an affidavit of service as a type of document
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the document that orders parties to appear in court

Additional Learning

To read more on the subject, head to the lesson titled Affidavit of Service: Definition, Purpose & Example. There, you can check out the extra information mentioned below:

  • Complaint documents
  • Other types of service
  • Notarizing documents