Huntersville, NC asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: I’m in NC and my husband served me with divorce papers but my name is spelled wrong on every document. Is this valid?

I don’t think he’s using legal counsel. I think he’s using the self help on the 3rd floor in Mecklenburg county court house. He emailed me a updated notary form with my name spelled correctly where I sign but the title page still has my name spelled wrong. Just want to know if this is legit.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Edward Robertson
Stephen Edward Robertson
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: If it's meant for you and you got it, you should answer it. A court would likely deem it a mere inadvertent mistake when considering whether or not service is effective under Rule 4.

David Allan King agrees with this answer

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