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Q: If the divorce papers are left by the door, is that considered served? Is a signature required?

My judge is reviewing my case April 8th. I'm still trying to get my husband served. What should I do? What more proof does the judge need ? I have text messages showing he refused to pick up the papers at the post office. I wish I could just turn in the Marital Agreement. I'm not asking for anything. This is ridiculous to keep trying to serve someone who purposely avoids it.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: No. Leaving the papers on the door is not service. A signature is not required (unless by mail), but they do have to be handed directly to him. May need a special bailiff to serve him properly.

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