2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 29 - Partnership
§ 29-104 Service of summons in actions against partners; judgment

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 29-104 (2017)

29-104. Service of summons in actions against partners; judgment

A. Pursuant to subsections B and C of this section, in actions against partners, the summons and complaint may be served upon one partner, and such service shall authorize a judgment against the partnership and against the partner actually served.

B. In actions against a registered limited liability partnership, the statutory agent appointed by a registered limited liability partnership is an agent of the registered limited liability partnership on whom process, notice or demand that is required or permitted by law to be served on the registered limited liability partnership may be served. Service on the statutory agent is lawful personal service on the registered limited liability partnership. Service on the statutory agent authorizes a judgment against the registered limited liability partnership subject to the limitations of section 29-215, subsection B or section 29-1027.

C. If a registered limited liability partnership fails to appoint or maintain a statutory agent at the address shown on the records of the secretary of state, the secretary of state is an agent of the registered limited liability partnership on whom any process, notice or demand may be served. Service on the secretary of state of any process, notice or demand shall be made by delivering to and leaving with the secretary of state duplicate copies of the process, notice or demand. On receipt, the secretary of state shall immediately cause one of the copies of the process, notice or demand to be forwarded by mail, addressed to the registered limited liability partnership at its registered office.

D. The secretary of state shall keep a permanent record of all processes, notices and demands served on the secretary of state under this section and shall record in the record the time of each service and his action with reference to each service.

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