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Using Social Media as an Alternate Method of Service

By July 31, 2017No Comments
[v_icon color=”#444444″ size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-folder-6″] Next time you open Facebook, could a summons be waiting for you in your inbox? Service by social media remains relatively uncharted waters with the exception of a handful of cases. Yet it stands to provide a cost-effective and efficient method of alternate service, particularly in cases where a subject is evading service or has gone overseas. A primary concern regarding service by social media is the authenticity of a profile. In the event of a long-term relationship, a spouse could easily create a false profile using the volumes of pictures they’ve amassed. However, simply having a picture that matches the identity of the subject isn’t enough to authenticate an account. Read more

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