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Service of legal process laws

The statute references below all link to the Washington state Legislature website (

Service of legal process laws in Washington state
RCW 1.12.060Certified mail - Use
RCW 4.28.080(6)(7)Summons, how served
RCW 48.02.200When legal process against a person is served on the commission
RCW 48.05.200Authorized foreign or alien insurers
RCW 48.05.215Unauthorized foreign or alien insurers
RCW 48.10.170Reciprocal insurer
RCW 48.15.150Legal process against surplus line insurer
RCW 48.15.073 (4)Nonresident surplus line broker
RCW 48.17.173 (9)Nonresident insurance producer or title insurance agent
RCW 48.17.380Adjusters
RCW 48.36A.350Fraternal benefit society
RCW 48.92.040(1)(d)Required acts - Prohibited practices (risk retention groups)
RCW 48.92.080 (3)Purchasing groups - Notice and registration
RCW 48.94.010 (4)(b)Reinsurance intermediary - broker or reinsurance intermediary
RCW 48.102.011(8)(a)Life settlement providers
RCW 48.102.021(6)(a)Life settlement brokers
RCW 48.110.030(3)Service contract providers
RCW 48.110.055(4)Protection product guarantee providers
RCW 48.155.020(2)(b)(xv)Health care discount plan organizations