CRB v. State Dep't of Family Services

In CRB v State Dep't of Family Services, 974 P.2d 931, 934 (Wy, 1999), the Supreme Court of Wyoming, addressing: "the question of what constitutes delivery of 'a copy of the summons and of the complaint to the individual personally' under that state's rule of civil procedure governing personal service of process in a situation where the defendant is aware that service is being attempted and seeks to avoid service by refusing to open his door to accept service," held that personal service was effected where the defendant was advised that he was being served and that the summons and complaint were being placed in his mailbox after the defendant refused to open his apartment door to accept service of the papers.