How long does a default hearing take?
How Default Hearings Differ. Ultimately, when a party is in default, the court will set the matter for a default hearing. Rather than a one-half day hearing, or even a full day hearing, the court is more prone to set the matter for a 30-minute hearing.
How many attempts are made to serve papers?
The process server will make 3 (three) attempts at serving your documents. What happens after the 3rd attempt?
What happens if you can’t locate someone to serve them?
If you cannot physically locate the other party, but you know that they check their mail, email or Facebook account, you can ask the court to make an order for substituted service (Federal Circuit Rules 6.14) If the court is persuaded that it is appropriate to do so, it may make an order allowing you to serve the other …
Can you be served at an old address?
Certain kinds of papers may not be served by mail, certified or not. In general, service must be made to the “last known address” of a party.