Rule 1920.4. Service.
(a) Service of original process and proof of service in an action pursuant to this chapter shall be in accordance with Rule 1930.4.
(b) Service of the complaint in the manner provided by Rule 1930.4 shall constitute service of process with respect to any claim which may under the Divorce Code be joined with an action of divorce or for annulment.
(c) In an action under Section 3301(d) of the Divorce Code, if no appearance has been entered and plaintiff avers that defendant cannot be located after diligent search, the court may waive service of the affidavit.
(d) The defendant may accept service of the compliant as provided by Rule 1930.4. Acceptance of service shall not be deemed collusive.
The provisions of this Rule 1920.4 adopted June 27, 1980, effective July 1,1980, 10 Pa.B. 2967; amended through June 20, 1985, effective January 1, 1986, 15 Pa.B. 2452; amended March 30, 1994, effective July 1, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 1943; amended October 2, 1995, effective January 1, 1996, 25 Pa.B. 4518. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (200375).
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