REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.1910 Proof of service; methods; failure to make proof of service.
(1) Proof of service shall be made by 1 of the following methods:
(a) Written acknowledgment of receipt of a summons and a copy of the complaint, dated and signed by the person authorized under this act to receive them.
(b) A certificate, stating the facts of service if service is made within the state of Michigan by:
(i) A sheriff.
(ii) A deputy sheriff, medical examiner, bailiff, constable, or a deputy of these officers if the officers held office in a county in which the court issuing the process is held.
(c) An affidavit, stating the facts of service, if service is made by any other person, and indicating his or her official capacity, if any.
(2) Failure to make proof of service does not affect the validity of the service.
History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963
Am. 1978, Act 317, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1978
Am. 1994, Act 403, Eff. Apr. 1, 1995
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