personal service

noun

Legal Definition of personal service

1 : a service based on the intellectual or manual efforts of an individual (as for salary or wages) rather than a salable product of his or her skills
2 : physical delivery of process to a person to whom it is directed or to someone authorized to receive it on that person's behalf

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“Personal service.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/personal%20service. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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