Who can serve papers in California?
Any person who is at least 18 years old and not involved in the case may serve papers. The person who serves the papers will have to fill out a Proof of Service form showing what they gave (served) to the other parties. Choose someone to serve the papers who is able to fill out the form.
How do you decide if I should divorce?
Consider These 5 Factors When Contemplating DivorceDon’t Give Up on Your Marriage Until You’ve Done Everything to Solve the Problems.Don’t Become Involved With Another Person.Don’t Allow Anger to Drive You to Divorce.Don’t Leave an Unhappy Marriage Until You Can Take Care of Yourself Financially.
What does it mean when you have been served?
It means that you have received legal documents that require you to appear in court usually as the defendant. The summons usually comes from third party that you do not know personally. If you are getting divorced you will probably be served but it happens for many other reasons as well.
What do I do if Ive been served?
5 Steps to Take Once You’ve Been ServedReview the Paperwork. The first thing you need to do when you are served is find out why. Check for a Deadline and Court Date. Typically, you will have a certain amount of time to reply after you have been served. Figure Out What Kind of Notice You’ve Been Give. Obey the Order. Call an Attorney.