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8-403.Consent to personal service of process by acceptance of title or registration certificate by resident of state; additional method for serving process. The acceptance by a resident of this state of a certificate of title or ownership or a certificate of registration or any renewal thereof, issued under the motor vehicle laws of this state, shall constitute the consent by the person that personal service of lawful process may be made upon the person at any place where he or she may be found, whether or not the person is then a resident of this state, with the same force and effect as though served within this state, in any action or proceeding brought in the courts of this state against such person arising in this state out of the ownership or operation of the vehicle. This section provides, and shall be construed as providing for an additional method for the serving of process in those cases to which it is applicable; and it shall not be construed as repealing or superseding any other existing law relating to the serving of process.

History: L. 1961, ch. 54, § 3; July 1.



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