Substituted Service Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Substituted Service, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Substituted Service?

(n) When a notice which required to be served to the person directly is served to an authorized person or is served by an authorized means of service it is called substituted service. Substituted service includes handing over the documents to an adult staying in the address recorded, authorized employee available in the address, authorized agent for collecting documents. Substituted service can be achieved by posting document at the place of relevance like attached property and serving a recorded mail to that effect