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How Do I Serve My Spouse With Divorce Papers?

gavelOne of the hallmarks of the judicial system is notice. Just as our forefathers cried “no taxation without representation” and thus started the Boston Tea Party, it is improper to proceed in a legal proceeding without giving notice to the other party. The issue of service of process is an important one, and the Court will take care to be sure you have properly served your opponent before granting any of your requests.

 

Service of process and the rules for process servers are governed by Florida statute. The law requires:

 

● The process server must be an impartial third party, with no interest in the case.

● The process server must be at least 18 years old.

● The server must be a permanent resident of the State of Florida.

● Background… Continue reading