Gallatin, TN asked in Civil Litigation for Tennessee

Q: US resident serve Summons to Cyprus, CA business thru certified mail or must it go through Hague Convention (Ministry..

Resident of TN filed suit in Circuit Court. Needs service of process of Summons and Complaint against business located in Cyprus, CA with no registered agent for SOP in U.S.A. Can I effect adequate service by certified mail or must SOP be through the Hague Convention and thus Ministry of Justice and Public Order? Thanks!

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Obviously CA is not another Country, so Hague Convention has no jurisdiction. Circuit Judges are going to want alot more attempts at service than a letter which they are not required to receive. Hire a competent attorney today and get him to research your Defendant much more thoroughly. The way you are going will never achieve personal jurisdiction.

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