129: California Divorce How To Serve Divorce Petition By Substituted Service

In this episode, we’re going to talk about substituted service, substituted service.

When you file for divorce in California, those initial documents, in most cases need to be served in person.

There are some other ways that can go about that, but generally speaking it needs to be served in person by someone other than you over the age of 18.

Now one of the problems that can may come up is that you’ve attempted to serve your spouse multiple times or maybe you a hired a process server to serve you spouse multiple times, but they are either never there or they’re trying to avoid service for some strange reason, or they won’t come to the door for instance.

Let’s say that your spouse lives with their parents or some other person. And they never come to the door.

And we’ve had that happened in cases, we go there, we know they live there, that’s where their address is.

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