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The person I won a judgment against lost his job. He had

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The person I won a judgment against lost his job. He had made a few payments. I have since found out where he works now. His job is located in another city. The original city sheriff's department that served him says the sheriff's office in the city where he works now have to serve him. The sheriff's office in the city where he works now is saying the original city sheriff's office have to serve him. How do I find out which sheriff's office is responsible for serving him?
Submitted: 23 days ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 23 days ago.
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The sheriff in the county/city where he is located has to serve him with a valid court order. You need to go back to your court and speak to the judge to issue a court order directing the sheriff in the new county to serve the person and then the sheriff in the new county has to serve him, since the person is in their legal jurisdiction.
Customer: replied 22 days ago.
When the judgment was originally served he lived and worked in the same county. Now he lives in the same county, but works in another county. So does the sheriff in the county he lives have to serve the judgment, or the sheriff in the county where he work have to serve the judgment?
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Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 19 days ago.
Thank you for your reply. Sorry for the delay, as I was out of reach on a client matter the last several days.
If he still resides in the same county, then the same sheriff can serve him at his residence, but to serve him at work you would need to sheriff in that county to serve him at work.

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