Subject 590-7-18 LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS-SERVICE OF PROCESS
The Secretary of State or Assistant Corporation Commissioner, by written order, shall designate certain staff members in the Division to accept service of process on behalf of the Secretary of State.
Whenever by statute the Secretary of State is appointed or deemed to have been
appointed the agent of any individual or entity for the purpose of service of
any process, the Secretary of State may be served by:
|(1)||Service of process documents filed at the office of the Secretary of State shall be processed in time receipt order. Expedited processing shall not be available for service of process filings.|
All requests for service of process on the Secretary of State concerning
domestic or foreign limited partnerships shall be accompanied by:
|(3)|| The Secretary of State shall
issue to the person making the filing:
|(1)||Documents must be complete. The Secretary of State may return any documents that are not complete and appropriate for filing. The returned documents shall be accompanied by a Notice with an explanation of the rejection or any deficiencies and an acknowledgement of the receipt by the Secretary of State of the filing fee.|
|(2)||Correcting deficient filings. The documents may be corrected and returned to the Secretary of State for processing. The filer must attach to the corrected and returned documents a copy of the Notice issued by the Secretary of State. If the documents are returned to the Secretary of State by the applicant within sixty (60) days of the date of the Notice, the filing date will be the date the corrected and completed filing is received by the Secretary of State.|
|(3)||Abandoned filings. If the filing is not returned to and received by the Secretary of State within sixty (60) days of date of the Notice, it will be deemed abandoned and all records pertaining to the filing will be destroyed. A new filing, including the payment of filing fees to the Secretary of State, will be required to complete the filing.|
All fees, whenever possible, shall be paid by check. Each check shall have the name of the case written on it. Fees are non-refundable once the service documents are filed with the Secretary of State except as provided by statute.