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What's the difference between "insufficiency of process" and "insufficient service of process"?

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In Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.140(b) has some defenses that can be raised in a motion to dismiss. The following are among them: (4) insufficiency of process, (5) insufficiency of service of process. What is the difference between these two?

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Process refers to the documents themselves (and, of course, their content), whereas service of process refers to the manner in which the documents were presented/delivered/served to the defendant.

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