Posted on 31st March 2021 at 10:27
Options in the UK if court papers cannot be served conventionally
When a legal case escalates to the court, the defendant must be served with a summons outlining the case details, amount owed and the hearing date. The issuing of a summons is undertaken by a process server who personally hand delivers the documents to the defendant in person. If this is not possible then the summons can be issued by registered post if the court permits this. It is part of the legal system and in such cases is a legally binding method for official documents to be served. However, what does one do if the legal documents cannot be served in the UK?