Q: I would like to file a civil lawsuit against someone for money that was borrowed, fraud, and emotional distress.
I am from Illinois but the individual has moved to New York. The amount is over $10,000. I am currently in litigation with this person for a different matter. If I file a civil suit, would I be able to serve him during our upcoming family court hearing (it's via Zoom)? We both have attorneys. I have not yet consulted with my attorney in detail as I want them to focus on the current family court matter. My attorney does feel it's a good idea to sue the other party but does not practice in the civil law area.
Would I be able to serve his attorney?
He has yet to provide an accurate physical address but has provided an email address on file where he has been served in the past.
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