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Can I counter sue for stress?
No, you cannot. The other party has ever legal right to file a lawsuit, and you cannot counter sue just because a lawsuit was filed against you and you don’t like that or your daughter is upset because of this.
What is the response to a counterclaim?
An answer to a counterclaim is a written response by a Plaintiff to a Defendant’s counterclaim. The answer to counterclaim must also state defenses to each of the Defendant’s counterclaims in short, plain statements.
How do you prove you were never served?
If you haven’t already, go down to the court house and get a copy of the proof of service from the records department. Identify the details of the service (where the services allegedly took place, the description of the person served etc.)
Can a process server leave papers with someone else?
Process servers cannot leave papers in a person’s mailbox. By federal law, only authorized U.S. Postal Service employees are allowed to open the mailbox or touch the mail of another person.
What to do if someone is avoiding being served?
If they are avoiding a process server, a judge may allow the papers to be left at their home or business with any competent person over the age of 18. A judge may also allow the summons to be mailed to their home or business address via certified mail.
How many attempts will a process server make?
Can a process server talk to my neighbors?
Regardless of whether this tactic gets the defendant to answer the door, process servers can gain valuable information from talking to neighbors.
Can a process server go in your backyard?
Although the statute does not restrict a process server from entering a backyard, entry could violate the a legitimate expectation of privacy of the person who has a right to occupy the property.
Will a process server leave a card?
Some servers achieve great results by simply leaving a business card and/or note saying that they are process servers and have legal documents to deliver. If they want to waste time and gas money to keep running back, they don’t have to leave a card, but the servers who use them find they are more often a help.
Can a process server ask for ID?
Process servers often ask for identifying information (your name) to confirm that they are serving the right individual. However, they should not ask for sensitive personal information like your social security number, credit, or debit card information.