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Vermont Process Serving Requirements
Service of all process shall be made by a sheriff or deputy sheriff, by a constable or other person authorized by law, or by some indifferent person specially appointed for that purpose by any superior judge, or a judge of the court to which it is returnable, except that process served under subdivision (f), or a notice and request sent pursuant to subdivision (l), of this rule may be deposited in the mail by plaintiff or plaintiff’s attorney and a subpoena. Special appointments to serve process shall be made freely when substantial savings in travel fees will result. Continue reading