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Civil Law: Delivery Of Summons-‘Secondhand Service’-Minnesota Law

  Where a plaintiff with a personal injury action attempted to serve the defendant by having a local sheriff’s deputy leave a copy of the summons and complaint with the defendant’s father, who handed them to the defendant hours later, the dismissal of the lawsuit is reversed because the father intentionally delivered the papers with knowledge ...