Rule 4(e) – Serving an Individual Within a Judicial District of the United States.

(e) Serving an Individual Within a Judicial District of the United States. Unless federal law provides otherwise, an individual– other than a minor, an incompetent person, or a person whose waiver has been filed– may be served in a judicial district of the United States by:

(1) following state law for serving a summons in an action brought in courts of general jurisdiction in the state where the district court is located or where service is made; or

(2) doing any of the following:

(A) delivering a copy of the summons and of the complaint to the individual personally

(B) leaving a copy of each at the individual’s dwelling or usual place of abode with someone of suitable age and discretion who resides there; or 

(C) delivering a copy of each to an agent authorized by appointment or by law to receive service of process

 

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