Friday, February 10, 2012

Electronic Service of Process

Nissenbaum Law Blog - February 10, 2012

Are Social Networking Sites replacing the Traditional Methods of providing notice of a Lawsuit?

With the advent of technology and massive use of social networking forums, it is only a matter of time before electronic service of process starts replacing the traditional methods of service of process.

Recently, a Judge in Minnesota was faced with the challenge of serving a husband with divorce papers where the wife had not seen her husband in years and had no physical address to serve him. The wife asked the court if she could send the notice by general delivery. According to the Judge, it did not make any sense to use general delivery as it would only result in waste of postage.

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Electronic Service of Process

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