How do I serve divorce papers in another country?

How do I serve divorce papers in another country?

If you're allowed to serve this paperwork by mail, then send the required paperwork through international mail, certified return-receipt. This way, you have proof of delivery for the court. You may also be able to serve your spouse through publication, such as by publishing a notice in the local newspaper.

How do you serve someone out of the country?

You can serve a person in a foreign country by any of the methods normally used under California Code of Civil Procedure §415.40 to serve a person living outside the state. These methods would include personal service, substituted service, service by certified mail with a return receipt, or service by publication.

How does a person get served divorce papers?

After you file for divorce, a copy of the summons and complaint (and anything else you filed) must be hand-delivered to your spouse (the “Defendant”). This is called "service of process." The Court does not serve the papers for you. It is up to YOU to make sure your spouse gets served.

Is divorce allowed in Spain?

The divorce law in Spain is no-fault, meaning that it is not necessary to cite a reason in order to obtain a divorce. It only requires a petition from one of the spouses. Divorce is actually a relatively recent phenomenon in Spain and was only introduced to the country in 1981.