You have to serve the other party to complete the beginning of the lawsuit. Sending by Federal Express does not complete this process. There is a method to make them pay for the costs of service, however it has a longer time frame than you might like. The Sheriff will serve for you or you can hire a private investigator.
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You may wish to petition the court for appointment of a special process server. It will be expensive but if you can't get service any other way you may need to do this to get the job done.