Q: I no longer live in PA. I was sent by mail papers for civil division arbitration in PA, do I have to go?
This is a civil action for supposed monies owed, since 2012. I do need to respond. I've lived in Florida for going on 3 years.
A: Yes, the Pennsylvania court may very well have jurisdiction, assuming you were properly served with process under Pennsylvania law. Ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Pennsylvania, specifying what you mean by "sent by mail". Many jurisdictions have provisions for service by certified mail.
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