If you are served with legal papers, it may be tempting to ignore them, or to procrastinate. However, doing so can result in a judgment entered against you. Whether the judgment is financial (you must pay money), or affects your life in other ways (a lien on property, a change in visitation of children, a judgment about who owns real estate), you may later be very regretful that you didn't protect … [Read more...] about Are You Being Served?
When a divorce or other lawsuit is filed, there is a process of citation issued for the party who is being sued. Usually, this legal citation is personally served on the person who is the respondent in the lawsuit. (If the respondent is a company, the citation will be served on the registered agent, director or owner of the company or some else legally authorized to accept the service). This … [Read more...] about Filing Suit Against Someone Whose Whereabouts Are Unknown