I have been trying to obtain an address from my son's father to serve him with court documents for our initial court date, but he has been avoiding my calls, texts, voicemails. I ended up certify mailing his copy to his father's home. I also got a sheriff to serve him, with his father's address. His father told me he sees him once or twice a week but has no idea where he stays the other days.
I texted him pictures of the court documents, with all the info since sheriff hasn't been able to locate him. He was very upset and texted that he was not able to make it. Then said he would just sign over rights, but again changed his mind saying he dont know if he will go to court.
What wil happen if he dont show up? Do they still speak with witnesses I bring that day? Or do they postpone until hes present in court?
He must be served for the court to take any action. You can use all of the information you provided here to support a request for alternative service, but until service is effectuated the case will not proceed.
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