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15-9-1      Security for costs required of nonresident plaintiff.
15-9-2      Resident required as surety--Corporate bond--Deposit of cash.
15-9-3      Form and extent of surety's obligation for costs.
15-9-4      Dismissal of action for failure to give security for costs.
15-9-5      Motion for additional security for costs--Dismissal on failure to give additional security.
15-9-6      Endorsement of summons when no personal claim made against defendant--Costs not taxed--Plaintiff's liability for costs on failure to serve notice.
15-9-7      Service by publication when defendant not found in state.
15-9-8      Service by publication in actions for divorce, annulment, child custody, and paternity.
15-9-8.1      Service by publication in adoption proceedings.
15-9-9      Service by publication in actions involving property within state.
15-9-10      Service by publication in lien foreclosure actions.
15-9-11      Service by publication on domestic corporation without known place of business or agent.
15-9-12      Service by publication on foreign corporation with property in jurisdiction of court.
15-9-13      Service by publication on absconding resident defendant.
15-9-14      Service by publication on nonresident with property in jurisdiction of court.
15-9-15      Service by publication on unknown parties.
15-9-16      Search within state not required for service of publication on nonresident.
15-9-17      Newspaper in which service by publication made--Number of publications.
15-9-18      Filing of complaint stated in publication of summons--Publication of complaint not required.
15-9-19      Mailing of summons and complaint to defendant served by publication.
15-9-20      Personal service without state in lieu of service by publication--Admission of service.
15-9-21      Time of completion of service by publication or personal service in lieu of publication--Commencement of time for filing answer.
15-9-22      Time allowed for defense after service by publication--Time after judgment--Restitution on successful defense.
15-9-23      Action by assignee subject to setoff or defense--Negotiable instruments excepted.

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