I am trying to sue someone in small claims for a car accident. Attorney didnt want to go to court. I do not have adress of the?
I am trying to file law suit in small claims but I dont have address to serve. I only have name and ID number
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You cannot recover attorneys fees in most small claims that is likely why the attorney would not assist you. If you cannot locate someone yourself with eg social media then you need to hire an investigator.
Not really a legal question. If you don’t have access to the address you will have to try to get it by other ways, such as hiring a private investigator.
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First, I would check with your former attorney. Just because he didn't want to go to court does not mean he does not have the information you need.
Failing that, the police report should have this information as well. If you don't have it, check with your auto insurance carrier, as the adjuster should have ordered it.
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