I. When Service Is Deemed Made ... A. When Service Is Made for Statute of Limitations Purposes ... B. The 120-Day Rule and the Effectiveness of Service ... C. Effect on Defendant's Time to Answer ... D. Deterring Defendants from Unjustified Failures to Acknowledge Service

II. Extraterritorial Use of Mail Service ... A. The Competing Case Law ... B. Analysis—Extraterritorial Service Supported

III. Options If No Acknowledgment of Service Is Returned

IV. Conclusion