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When you say serve, do you mean the police just left them on the door or with someone who lives there? Also, is this a lawsuit or a court order? What State is this in?
Thank you for the additional information. If someone was home and refused taking service on behalf of the intended party and the police knew service was being avoided, they could leave the papers on the porch and would advise the court, in the return of service, about what happened. Now, if the court date was missed, he needs to find out what happened and what action was taken. If the police came back again to serve additional papers, it may have been to serve him with a no contact order or something to keep him away from the neighbor, if there are problems. He MUST find out what this is all about. He needs to look into the court file or online, to see what has happened, since he may want to contest this and be heard and need to vacate the order. The intentional avoidance of being served is not necessarily going to protect him, so this does nee to be handled. If the police did not leave anything this time, I have to believe it was a no contact order, since it needs to be personally served on him and they will continue to come back.
If he had nothing to do with this, then that is even a greater reason to want to appear and be heard and you could appear as well, to testify on his behalf. The papers should have been taken, so he knows what is going on, so it can be contested.
I have never herd of a situation, where they pull someone over. They would come to your home or place of employment to find out. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions or need any clarification on something which I stated above. Also, remember to rate my service at the top of this page, before exiting the site, so I can receive credit for my help. I hope you found it to be Excellent! Only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. If you feel the need to click either of the two lower ratings to the left, please stop and reply to me. I want to make sure your experience with the site was as pleasurable as possible and that you are satisfied with the help I provided.
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