How do you respond to a writ of summons for divorce?
How do I answer the complaint?Read the summons and make sure you know the date you must answer by.Read the complaint carefully. Write your answer.Sign and date the answer.Make copies for the plaintiff and yourself.Mail a copy to the plaintiff. File your answer with the court by the date on the summons.
What happens after response to divorce?
If a response is filed, both parties must attend the divorce hearing. If they do not attend, the Court may deal with the divorce application in their absence. If it is difficult for a party to attend in person, they may ask the Court to attend by telephone.
What happens if sheriff can’t locate someone to serve?
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 someone sue you if they can’t find you?
If you can’t find the defendant personally and do not know where the person lives or works, you won’t be able to complete service, and it probably makes little sense to file a lawsuit.
How do you sue someone if you don’t know their name?
It is not recommended, but you can sue them as Doe defendants who’s name is unknown at this time. However, your best bet is to hire a Private Investigator and provide them with the facts you do know.