Acts and Resolutions Adopted by the Legislature of Florida

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W. & C. Julian Bartlett, 1871 - Session laws

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Page 9 - Courts; also, in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real estate, or the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine...
Page 11 - When publication is ordered, personal service of a copy of the summons and complaint, out of the State, is equivalent to publication and deposit in the Post Office.
Page 11 - In case of publication the court or judge must also direct a copy of the summons and complaint to be forthwith deposited in the post-office, directed to the person to be served at his place of residence...
Page 12 - A party to an action may be examined as a witness at the instance of the adverse party, or of any one of several adverse parties, and for that purpose may be compelled, in the same manner and subject to the same rules of examination as any other witness, to testify, either at the trial, or conditionally, or upon commission.
Page 28 - Upon complying with the provisions of this chapter, any association, company or corporation, organized or incorporated under the laws of any other state or territory, or any foreign country, shall be qualified and competent to take, receive and acquire, either by purchase...
Page 10 - The summons shall be served by delivering a copy thereof as follows : 1. If the suit be against a corporation, to the president or other head of the corporation, secretary, cashier, treasurer, a director, or managing agent thereof; but such service can be made in respect to a foreign corporation only when it has property within this State, or the cause of action arose therein, or where such service shall be made within this State personally upon the president, treasurer, or secretary thereof.
Page 11 - ... final judgment, must be allowed to defend the action; and, except in an action for divorce, or wherein the contrary is expressly prescribed by law...
Page 10 - Where the defendant is a foreign corporation, has property within the State ; or, the cause of action arose therein ; 2. Where the defendant, being a resident of this State, has departed therefrom, with intent to defraud his creditors, or to avoid the service of a summons, or keeps himself concealed therein with like intent ; 3. Where he is not a resident of this State, but has property therein, and the court has jurisdiction of the subject of the action ; 4.
Page 9 - In a final order affecting a substantial right made in a special proceeding, or upon a summary application in an action after judgment, and upon such appeal to review any intermediate order involving the merits and necessarily affecting the order appealed from.
Page 11 - ... or his representatives, may in like manner, upon good cause shown, be allowed to defend after judgment, or at any time within one year after notice thereof, and within seven years after its rendition on such terms as may be just...

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