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77-531. Service of order or notice. (a) Service of an order or notice shall be made upon the party and the party's attorney of record, if any, by:

(1) Delivering a copy of the order or notice to the person to be served;

(2) mailing a copy of the order or notice to the person at the person's last known address; or

(3) transmitting a copy of the order or notice to the person by electronic means, if such person has consented to service by electronic means.

(b) Service shall be presumed if the presiding officer, or a person directed to make service by the presiding officer, makes a written certificate of service. Delivery of a copy of an order or notice means handing the order or notice to the person or leaving the order or notice at the person's principal place of business or residence with a person of suitable age and discretion who works or resides therein. Service by mail is complete upon mailing. Service by electronic means is complete upon transmission or as otherwise specified in the consent. Any consent to electronic service shall specify when such service is complete. Whenever a party has the right or is required to do some act or take some proceedings within a prescribed period after service of a notice or order and the notice or order is served by mail or electronic means, three days shall be added to the prescribed period.

History: L. 1984, ch. 313, § 31; L. 2009, ch. 109, § 16; L. 2016, ch. 63, § 4; July 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"A Species Unto Themselves: Professional Disciplinary Actions," Mary Feighny and Camille Nohe, 71 J.K.B.A. No. 6, 29 (2002).

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