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Is this in bankruptcy court? Does the summons itself actually state that it has to be served within 7 days?
In federal court, you have 120 days from the date of the filing of the complaint to serve the defendant with a stamped copy of the the summons along with the complaint. There is a 7 day window in bankruptcy court, but that would not be applicable here.
You should be serving the complaint on the actual person you are suing.
You could have him personally served. If you know where he will be at a certain time, you could have someone hand deliver the service to him.