Summons not served?
If the summons is not served, it will be returned to the court. The only time a summons is not served is if you are not home, or they have a wrong address for you.
If you are served with a writ of summons, you should appear in court as you were summoned to do. Such writs are legally binding. Read More
You had better answer the summons. Read More
It means that the summons was served and notice of its service was returned to the issuing agency. Read More
Summons for my sons medical bill, how long? Read More
No a summons must be served to the person being summoned. It can't be just left on the doorstep. There must be confirmation, face to face, that the person being served is the person whose name is on the summons. Read More
Summons can be served at any time however, preferably between sunrise and sunset, specially when the summons are to be served upon a female. As such no timing has been prescribed for servicing of summons, however the reasons are to be recorded in writing in case the summons are served between sunset and sunrise. Additional: Some departments and agencies have internal rules that also may restirct the serving of summonses on Sundays, or national or… Read More
Example sentence - Amanda was served with a summons for not paying the numerous parking tickets she received. Read More
The day you gather information regarding issue of summons on you can appear berore the trial court along with the petition stating the facts, through your learned counsel. Read More
The agency or person in charge of the lawsuit summons will inform the plaintiff/petitioner that the summons has been properly served upon the defendant or his or her legal representative. Read More
Anywhere the subject is found, or can be located. Read More
What does it mean if the docket says disposition dismissed by all parties but a summons was still served?
If a summons was served in this case, it would be a smart idea to respond to it. You can ask your question in court at that time. Read More
Can I serve a summons to the defendants attorney if the defendant cannot be found Read More
There is no "set" time when a summons and complaint will be served. The sheriff or marshall will delivery the summons and complaint at any time they are on shift. It is not uncommon for a summons and complaint to be delivered early in the morning or late in the evening. Read More
Appear in court. Read More
Of course. All the plaintiff will need to do however, is publish the summons in the paper and you will still be considered served. Read More
It would be in poor taste, but a summons can be issued anywhere they expect you to be. Read More
No, they can leave it attached to the door of your home and it is still considered as you being served. This seems unfair as anything could happen to the summons on your door if you are not there, but still it is a way of them serving you. Read More
Probably. A civil summons is served at the address of the person named. Therefore, any person who is of legal age and residing at the same address may, as a rule, be served in lieu of the named. There are some exceptions, the main one being if the order is a subpoena rather than a summons. Read More
Served by WHO? But generally, yes (e.g.: in divorce cases, how else is the spouse going to be niotified to appear?). Read More
See who wrote it...send summons back to sender with telling them you will not honor the summons due to wrong spelling...but make sure you write them with return reciept from Post Office. Read More
In most states a 14 year old can be served a summons for someone else. Read More
A complaint is what is filed with the court stating the grievances of the complainant against the defendant. A summons is served upon a party to compel an appearance in court. Read More
If he has been served with a subpoena or a summons, yes, he must. Read More
That depends upon the laws of the state in which the judgment was issued, the least amount of time would be 10 business days from the time the summons was served. Read More
Yes, a summons is a requirement to be someplace, normally at a court or deposition. The answer to a complaint is the response to a complaint that has been filed with the court and served on the other side. Read More
There is no set time frame for the amount of time a summons must be served before a set court date. Each court; criminal, small claims, family has its own set of rules. Read More
In California can you mail the divorce summons and paperwork to your spouse and will that constitute him being 'served'?
Yes, it must be sent as registered mail with return receipt requested. Read More
A summons is a legal order to appear in court. They may be issued by a court- in which case they are served (delivered) by officers. In some matters they are issued by the officers instead of arresting you and taking you into custody. Whether an officer issues a summons depends on the facts of that situation. Read More
Was sued in forecloser court but was never served a summons and did not know about the case what can I do Indiana?
If you were never served, you would need to file a motion to dismiss the civil case. In order to be lawfully sued, you must be served. Read More
You don't sign a summons when served with one; you simply have to have it handed to you, whereby you are recorded as being the recipient of the summons. It is the issuer who has to sign it. If it's not signed, then it would be legally invalid. However, after being served with a summons, not abiding by its terms will most likely result in a bench warrant for your arrest from the issuing judge… Read More
Can a bench warrant be issued for failure to appear in court for a civil case where the summons was sent in the mail but never personally served on the defendant?
A bench warrant will not issue in a civil action for failure to appear on a summons. At best, the party who fails to appear will have a judgment entered against him/her whether it was served by mail or not. Failure to answer a summons is simply tantamount to admitting the allegations in the complaint are true and judgment should be entered as requested. Read More
A complaint or petition is filed to initiate a lawsuit. It is served with a summons. Read More
You will be served with a summons to appear in court to answer the lawsuit for support of the minor child. Read More
I assume you mean a summons? a affidavit is created after the summons has been served, the affidavit is what goes to the courts after you have been served. There are three ways a person can be served papers. One is (personal hand delivery) two is (suitable age) which means anyone of or over the age of 15 in your household. and last is (taping to the door) after three attempts to serve you papers… Read More
Can a bench warrant be issued for failure to appear in court for a child support case where the summons was sent in the mail but never personally served on the defendant?
If it were sent certified mail, yes, but normal mail, probably no. Most bench warrants require a summons served with a signature before they file a bench warrant. Read More
Who is responsible for a debt the couple is separated and wife is at the residence and a summons was served to the wife.?
If the couple acquired the debt while they were together, then both of them are responsible. Additionally, the summons will show who is responsible for the debt by naming the individuals who are being sued. Read More
Like most legal questions this may vary from state to state and maybe depends on the type of summons you receive. In general you must receive a summons personally or by certified or registered mail for it to be valid in court. For example, if you get a traffic or parking ticket, the officer physically hands it to you on that there is an appearance date. You can receive a summons to appear from a… Read More
no u will get some type of certified letter in the mail. Read More
I believe retd p.s. means "returned - Personal Service" meaning someone was personally served Read More
When someone is trying to serve you and you have been ID as that person they can leave the summons papers and you are considered served .Law enforcement has picture ID in many of their cars for this reason . Read More
A creditor is suing me but the summons was returned unserved. Can they still have court date Florida?
No, the case can not continue until you have been legally served. When it is returned as unserved, the case effectively ends unless they issue an alias summons (i.e. additional attempt to serve you). What this also means is that the summons was returned to the court, and was not successfully served, therefore no process server has a copy to potentially serve you later UNLESS an alias summons is issued to try a second time… Read More
Probably, if the ones being served respond and accept the service. Read More
It is a paper issued by a court informing a person that a complaint has been issued against him/her. Served by a person known as a Process Server Read More
The person named in the suit will be served a summons to appear in court for a support hearing. Read More
A writ of summons is a paper issuing out of a court (writ) which calls upon someone to appear (it summons them). In some jurisdictions, civil actions are started by presenting a writ to the court which is then served upon the defendant. The writ will state the basis in fact and law of the complaint. If for some reason the plaintiff (the person with the complaint, the person who starts the lawsuit) afterwards feels… Read More
I came home today to court summons taped to my door for daughter who does not live here for credit card debt I do not know her address what should I do?
Contact the office of the clerk of the court that issued the civil summons immediately for instructions on how to return the summons. In most instances the court will allow the summons to stand, as it has been served at the only known address of the defendant and the suit will go forward with or without the response of the named defendant. Read More
A summons is a document that accompanies a complaint at the start of a legal case. It is the document that brings the defendant into the court's jurisdiction. It must be served with the complaint and advises the defendant of his or her obligation to respond to the complaint. A subpoena is not used to start a case. It is used to get somebody to testify as a witness or to produce documents in an… Read More