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A. A person who is ordered to undergo involuntary evaluation has the right to receive by personal service the documents specified in section 36-529, subsection E. A person who is the subject of a petition for court-ordered treatment has the right to receive by personal service the documents specified in section 36-536, subsection D. Personal service shall be completed by a peace officer, a process server or another person authorized by rule 4, Arizona rules of civil procedure, personally handing the documents to the person receiving service. The person who serves the specified documents must file a proof of service with the court that specifies the date, time and manner of service.
B. A county, city or town that employs peace officers may contract with a process server or another person authorized by rule 4, Arizona rules of civil procedure, to provide service pursuant to this section instead of service by a peace officer.
C. An evaluation agency is not financially responsible for serving the documents required by section 36-529, subsection E or section 36-536, subsection D.