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CR 4.05 Parties who may be constructively served

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Civil Procedure

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Civil Procedure
II Commencement of Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions and Orders
CR 4. Process
Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure (CR) Rule 4.05
CR 4.05 Parties who may be constructively served
If a party sought to be summoned is: (a) An individual who is a nonresident of this state and known or believed to be absent therefrom, or (b) a corporation, or a partnership or unincorporated association which is subject to suit under a common name, having no agent in this state known to the plaintiff upon whom a summons may be lawfully served, or (c) an individual who has been absent from the state for four months or who has departed therefrom with the intent to delay or defraud his creditors, or (d) an individual who has left the county of his residence to avoid the service of a summons or has so concealed himself that a summons cannot be served upon him, or (e) an individual whose name or place of residence is unknown to the plaintiff; the clerk shall forthwith, subject to the provisions of Rule 4.06, make an order upon the complaint warning the party to appear and defend the action within 50 days.


HISTORY: Amended eff. 1-1-78; prior amendment eff. 4-1-63; adopted eff. 7-1-53
Rules Civ. Proc., Rule 4.05, KY ST RCP Rule 4.05
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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