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                 Florida Statutes and Rules of Civil Procedure 1.070
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48.011 Florida Statute Service of Process; how directed.

48.021 Florida Statute Service of Process; by whom served.

48.031 Service of Process Statutes generally; service of a witness subpoenas.
48.041 Florida Statute Service of Process on a minor.

48.042 Florida Statute Service of Process on an incompetent.

48.051 Florida Statute Service of Process on state prisoners.

48.061 Florida Statute Service of Process on partnerships and limited partnerships.

48.071 Florida Statute Service of Process on agents of nonresidents doing business in the state.

48.081 Florida Statute Service of Process on a corporation.

48.091 Florida Statutes Service of Process upon Corporations; designation of registered agent and registered office.

48.101 Florida Statutes Service of Process on dissolved corporations.

48.111 Florida Statutes Service of Process on public agencies and officers.

48.121 Florida Service of Process on the state of Florida.

48.131 Florida Statute Service of Process on alien property custodian.

48.141 Florida Statutes Service of Process on labor unions.

48.151 Florida Statutes Service of Process on statutory agents for certain persons.

48.161 Florida Statute Service of Process Method of substituted service on nonresident.

48.171 Florida Statute Service of Process on a nonresident motor vehicle owners, etc.

48.181 Florida Statute Service of Process on a nonresident engaging in business in state.

48.183 Florida Statute Service of Process in action for possession of premises.

48.19 Florida Statute Service of Process on nonresidents operating aircraft or watercraft in the state.

48.193 Florida Statute Service of Process Acts subjecting person to jurisdiction of courts of state.

48.194 Florida Statute Service of Process for Personal service outside state.

48.195 Florida Statute Service of Process for Service of foreign process.

48.196 Florida Statutes Service of process in connection with actions under the Florida International Arbitration Act.

48.20 Florida Statute Service of Process on Sunday.

48.21 Florida Statute Service of Process, the Return or Affidavit of service and the execution of process.

48.22 Florida Statute Process Server Cumulative to other laws.

48.23 Statute for Florida Lis pendens.

48.25 Florida Short title.

48.27 Florida Statutes and Service of Process and Private Certified process servers.

48.29 Florida Certification of private process servers, statute provided.
48.31 Florida Statute, Process Server Laws and the Removal of certified process servers; false return of service.

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