North Hollywood, CA asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California

Q: Can you serve a letter to the defendant on a certain date when I know he will be in court present with his other case?

Defendant not available at home for certified letter. I know he had court date with someone else. Can I serve papers there?

Yes it's demand letter. One more question, how to do it?

3 Lawyer Answers
Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
Answered
  • Arbitration & Mediation Lawyer
  • Rohnert Park, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It depends. What kind of letter is it?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: yes, you should be able to do so.....................demand letter?

Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Lyndsie Nichole Russell
Answered
  • Fresno, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Different types of documents have different service requirements. Personal service is acceptable under many of thee statutes; however, there is not enough information to determine if you could personally serve the demand letter in your case. Please be aware that under many of the California statutes, a document cannot be served by a party to the lawsuit.

If it is for small claims court, the California courts website has great resources to help answer your question .

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