I had a phone call message left on my phone and summon will be issued to me at my home or job about week ago. Tonight on this March 28th at around little after 11:00 pm and loud knock at my door. I did not answer it or see who was knocking Kinda scary.
Ordinarily, I would suspect the call was a scam, but because you had a knock on your door, it might be a real process server. There is no reason to avoid service. The law does not require you to sign for the document as proof of service, but the document must be put in the hand of the person named in the suit. If personal service can't be completed, the court will give permission for the server to tape the petition to your front door and mail it to you. This really increases the chance that will not have notice of the suit and trial meaning you could end up with a judgment without having the chance to defend.
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For heaven's sake, do not answer any late-night knocks on your door.! Sounds like you are being scammed. When the so-called "debt collectors" call, tell them to communicate with you by mail or not at all; then hang up on them if they call again. Legitimate debt collectors will provide you information and documentation about any claimed debt by mail. Any lawyer could help you determine whether or not you have been sued.
Return the call to the number that left you a message that way you find out what is going on. If it is a process server they will let you know that they are attempting to serve you with a lawsuit that has been filed. Accept the documents and find a good lawyer if you desire one.
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