Acknowledgment of service
This term has different meanings depending on the context in which it is used:
In the context of dispute resolution, the formal document by which a claim ( www.practicallaw.com/1-200-3020) is acknowledged by a defendant. For further information, see CPR 10 and Practice note, Responding to a claim: key action points ( www.practicallaw.com/0-382-2321) .
In the context of family, the formal document by which an application is acknowledged by a respondent ( www.practicallaw.com/6-200-3452) . For further information in civil matters, see Part 6 ( www.practicallaw.com/5-538-4585) of the Family Procedure Rules ( www.practicallaw.com/8-521-8655) and Practice note, Responding to the petition and completing the acknowledgment of service ( www.practicallaw.com/4-524-0465) .