(c) Service of a summons pursuant to this section is deemed
complete on the date a written acknowledgement of receipt of summons
is executed, if such acknowledgement thereafter is returned to the
I never acknowledged I received the summons. There was no paper to sign that looked similar to the following:
To: (Here state the name of the person to be served.)
This summons is served pursuant to Section 415.30 of the
California Code of Civil Procedure. Failure to complete this form and
return it to the sender within 20 days may subject you (or the party
on whose behalf you are being served) to liability for the payment
of any expenses incurred in serving a summons upon you in any other
manner permitted by law. If you are served on behalf of a
corporation, unincorporated association (including a partnership), or
other entity, this form must be signed in the name of such entity by
you or by a person authorized to receive service of process on
behalf of such entity. In all other cases, this form must be signed
by you personally or by a person authorized by you to acknowledge
receipt of summons. Section 415.30 provides that this summons is
deemed served on the date of execution of an acknowledgment of
receipt of summons.
Signature of sender
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT OF SUMMONS
This acknowledges receipt on (insert date) of a copy of the
summons and of the complaint at (insert address).
(Date this acknowledgement
Signature of person acknowledging
receipt, with title if acknowledgment
is made on behalf of another person
What form would I use to do that (if there is a form)?
Then, if you do not believe the service as rendered fits within the allowed means of service, you write your motion with what was not met to make the service proper.
I don't see a problem with delaying the process, but if I am going to lose I want to have the knowledge that I did everything I could to stop it.