|     printer icon  Printer-friendly version of this page
Image of the Judicial Council of California Seal

2021 California Rules of Court

Rule 5.66. Proof of service

(a) Requirements to file proof of service

Parties must file with the court a completed form to prove that the other party received the petition or complaint or response to petition or complaint.

(Subd (a) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2017; adopted as unlettered subd.)

(b) Methods of proof of service

(1)  The proof of service of summons may be on a form approved by the Judicial Council or a document or pleading containing the same information required in Proof of Service of Summons (form FL-115).

(2)  The proof of service of response to petition or complaint may be on a form approved by the Judicial Council or a document or pleading containing the same information required in Proof of Service by Mail (form FL-335), Proof of Personal Service (form FL-330), or Proof of Electronic Service (form POS-050/EFS-050).

(Subd (b) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2017; adopted as unlettered subd.)

Rule 5.66 amended effective January 1, 2017; adopted effective January 1, 2013.

Title 5, Family and Juvenile Rules-Division 1, Family Rules-Chapter 4, Starting and Responding to a Family Law Case; Service of Papers-Article 4, Manner of Service; adopted January 1, 2013.

[ Back to Top ]