Divorce papers were filed in Georgia. They were served on me in NY. Are these papers valid? Do I need to be re-served?
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
I can't see why not. There are prohibitions against serving on the Sabbath, but MLK day was a Monday.
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Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Dear can I be served?
New York prohibits service of civil process on the first day of the week unless in a criminal proceedings or where authorized by statute. Service on a person known as a religious Saturday Sabbath observer, if malicious, is a misdemeanor.
The answer provided to you is in the nature of general information. The general proposition being that you should try to avoid a bad outcome if you can.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
I am an attorney and the owner of a process service company. We never serve papers on legal holidays when the the Courts are closed because the licensing agency frowns upon it although Courts do not generally mind.
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