When you happen to be thinking about filing a divorce, it is your responsibility to let your spouse or your other half to know about your plan and you can do this by means of using different means, which we will mention along the way. There are states and countries out there that are requiring those who plan to initiate a divorce process to give the other party a formal notice that you have started the legal process yourself and the most legal way to do it is by serving them with a copy of the same paperwork that you filed in the court. Technically speaking, this is what experts often call as service of process however, there are many of us who refer to this process of serving divorce papers.
With regards to matters concerning divorce, you should know by that there is no way for the judge to create any permanent orders or even many any judgments unless, you have served the divorce papers to the other party and unless they have agreed to it. With regards to this matter at hand, divorce attorneys are the one that you can count on since they are knowledge and experience handling this kind of cases and they know how to explain to you, in a clear and concise manner, the ways on how to effectively and efficiently serve divorce papers.
One of the ways that you can serve divorce papers is by mean of personal service and personal service is a kind of service in which the person wanting to deliver the divorce paper will ask any of the people we wrote down to do the job for them (just as long as the person they chose is suitable for the said job). We have listed down some of the individuals that you can ask favor with to serve the divorce papers to your spouse or to your other half and they are as follow: professional process server, you relative, your co-worker, anyone whose age is above eighteen years old and not part of the divorce case, your county sheriff or marshal or even your friend. It is very important for each one of the person’s we mentioned above to follow the rules, especially when it comes to the delivery of the divorce papers since it should be served during the appropriate amount of time, not to mention the need for them to full out a proof of service form and also, return the proof of service form to the sender so that they can give it back to the lawyer. The proof of service is very important because it will tell the court who was served or who was the recipient of the paperwork, where it happened and how it happened.