I was suit by my credit cards company for not paying. I was served by a deputy clerk, but my daughter was given the paperwork but she didn't sign.
There is no requirement to sign for service of process in FL.
If you have notice of service, and you do not respond or appear as directed, you risk having a default entered against you.
If service of process is defective but you still receive notice, then you cannot have a judgment set aside if you dont challenge the service in FL timely.
In short, its a bad strategy to ignore it and think that it will be OK in the future. It wont.
Contact an attorney in your area who is experienced in debt collection if you would like to consider defending the case properly.
Hope this helps.
There is no signature requirement in Florida or else nothing would ever get served. Proper notice is all that is required so, absent a lawyer you hire telling you otherwise, you need to plan on hiring a lawyer and responding to the law suit.
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