Process Service on Sundays and Holy Day

N.Y. GBS. LAW § 11 : NY Code – Section 11: Serving civil process on Sunday

All service or execution of legal process, of any kind whatever, on the first day of the week is prohibited, except in criminal proceedings or where service or execution is specially authorized by statute. Service or execution of any process upon said day except as herein permitted is absolutely void for any and every purpose whatsoever.

N.Y. GBS. LAW § 13 : NY Code – Section 13: Maliciously serving process on Saturday on person who keeps Saturday as holy time

Whoever maliciously procures any process in a civil action to be served on Saturday, upon any person who keeps Saturday as holy time, and does not labor on that day, or serves upon him any process returnable on that day, or maliciously procures any civil action to which such person is a party to be adjourned to that day for trial, is guilty of a misdemeanor.