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Some Legal Papers were Posted to My Door… Have I Really Been Served with a Lawsuit?

Most likely yes. Of course the most common (and preferred) way of serving someone with notice of a lawsuit is through personal service (where a law officer or professional process server physically hands the legal papers to the person being served).  However, … Continue reading

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Is it True that I Can’t be Served with a Civil Lawsuit on a Sunday?

Yes and no. For ordinary lawsuits, Rule 6 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure provides that you cannot be served on a Sunday. However, if the lawsuit requests extraordinary relief involving any of the following: injunction, attachment, garnishment, sequestration or … Continue reading

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