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Civil Practice – Service of Process – Certified Mail – Authorized Agent – Default – Discovery (access required)

Graham Law Firm, P.A. v. Makawi Plaintiff served process on defendants by certified mail. Before the trial court ruled that unauthorized agents had signed for the summonses and complaints, the court should have allowed plaintiff to conduct discovery on the signers’ authority to accept service for defendants. We reverse and remand the trial court’s order granting defendants’ motion to set aside default judgment.

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