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I understand your confusion about why they want to have you served with papers, but I am not sure what your legal question is that I can help with tonight?
Have you contacted the sheriff to see if they will tell you what the papers are for?
Ok, so what is your legal question?
If this is a civil matter, then you are being sued over something, or if you are married, your spouse may have filed for divorce. Or if you own property, someone may have filed suit for some type of easement or rights to your property or to extinguish your rights to property...
The thing is....there is simply no way to know what is going on if they won't disclose what the papers are and who filed them without seeing them.
However, if something has been filed against you, then that is a public matter so you could contact the local courthouse and see if a lawsuit has been filed against you and who filed it. You could have someone go down to the court to get a copy of the filed case on your behalf so you wouldn't personally do so and be considered served by actual notice..
So if it were me, I would be contacting the court first thing in the morning and asking the clerk if they showed a current case under your name. If so, send someone down to get a copy of it to see what it is all about before you are actually served with it.
Parking tickets no. Credit card debt 5 years from the date the last payment was made.
Potentially, although they typically go criminal after so long and so many and they just issue a criminal summons to go to court..