Q: could knowledge of a lawsuit be considered as actual service?
an attorney has sent me a request to represent me in a case I did not know existed. There has been no service. After checking with the County I learned their actually is a case filed ( no case number yet however)
Because I now have the knowledge of the case could that be considered as being served?
the county land bank who is actually assisting us in redeeming the property say they don't take such actions but would like to see a copy of the letter. Again once they receive a copy is that the same as being served?
A: In matters involving county tax foreclosure notice of service is given through publication in the legal news as well as posting the property with notice of the suit. The county will also send notice via regular mail too. Finally, you can challenge failure to provide proper notice by filing a quiet title action against the County if information shows they did not follow the process properly.
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