Chicago, IL asked in Divorce for Illinois

Q: What if the petitioner is in prison and the defendant is never served. RTRN N.S

What if the petitioner gave the correct address of the defendant, but the defendant is purposely avoiding answering the door, and alias summons was returned not served

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J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
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  • Oak Brook Terrace, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: If you cannot serve the defendant, you are out of luck. That's why people dodge Summonses. You must hire a Special Process Server who has the skill to figure out how to get the job done. In counties with a population of over 1,000,000, you must get court permission to appoint such a Server.

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