362.1-120 Service of process.
(1) The registered agent of a limited liability partnership or of a foreign limited liability
partnership authorized to transact business in this Commonwealth pursuant to KRS
362.1-1101 to 362.1-1104 shall be the partnership's agent for service of process,
notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the domestic limited
liability partnership or foreign partnership.
(2) If a limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership authorized to
transact business in this Commonwealth pursuant to KRS 362.1-1101 to 362.1-1104
has no registered agent in this Commonwealth, or the registered agent cannot with
reasonable diligence be served, then the partnership may be served by registered or
certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the partnership at its principal
office. Service shall be perfected under this subsection at the earliest of:
(a) The date the partnership receives the mail;
(b) The date shown on the return receipt, if signed on behalf of the domestic or
foreign partnership; or
(c) Five (5) days after its deposit in the United States mail, as evidenced by the
postmark, if mailed postpaid and correctly addressed.
(3) An agent named pursuant to KRS 362.1-303(1)(a)3. is not a registered agent for the
partnership, and service of process is not accomplished against that agent.
(4) This section does not prescribe the only means, or necessarily the required means,
of serving a limited liability partnership or a foreign limited liability partnership
authorized to transact business in this Commonwealth pursuant to KRS 362.1-1101
Effective: July 12, 2006
History: Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 149, sec. 20, effective July 12, 2006.
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