I need to serve a subpoena for child custody and a restraining order, but i dont have an address for him. can i publiclly serve?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

i heard you can place an add in the paper?

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  1. Henry Lebensbaum

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    Answered . You can ask the court by motion for permission to file notice by publication.



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  2. Pamela Janet Ross

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    Answered . The best way to serve him is to have him personally served. If you have an address for his work or you have a way to find out his address, then that is the best bet. If you are serving by publication, I would hire a professional process server or an attorney so that you know it is done properly.

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  3. Pius Joseph

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    Answered . Subpoena must be served personally. You can hire a process server to skip trace the person to be served.

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