Utah County Sheriff's Office

Methods of Service

1 - Actual or Personal Service:

Personal service is the in-hand delivering the papers to the person directly.

2 - Substituted Service:

This type of service is delivery to a defendant's residence or business to a person old enough to understand the acceptance of service. It can mean posting the notice at the door or certified mailing of the notice.

3 - Service by Publication:

Publication in the newspaper.

*The method of service depends on what is required by law for the action being served.