On a government website, i found conditions to who can serve a person papers and it states "Process in civil cases may be served by any legally competent adult who is not a party or an officer of a corporate party to the case except that a writ of restitution or process requiring the seizure or attachment of property may only be served by a sheriff or deputy sheriff, or a bailiff or court officer appointed by the court for that purpose."
I was served papers by an employee of the person taking me to court, is this legal?
If the person is suing you personally it is allowed, if they are suing you as part of the business that the employee works for that is more problematic. Notice though that only corporations are limited as far as officers serving. Either way you have been served and I would recommend that you treat it as proper service and file an answer.
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