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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Substitute Service on Nonresident Through the Secretary of State

April 11, 2011 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

By: James D. Stone, III, Esq.

So you have made the decision to go through with a law suit against an individual or entity debtor that owes you money and are ready to effectuate service of process. But what happens when the debtor does not reside in Florida or is concealing its where abouts? Generally, Florida law requires that process be served personally upon a person. Fla. Stat. § 48.031(1)(a) (2008). However in some limited circumstances, Florida law permits service of process by substitute methods of service. These alternate methods of service are especially implicated in situations where attempts to locate a defendant fail. One of these methods is service upon the Secretary of State of Florida. However, this method of service is limited to specific circumstances defined by statute. To read more click the title. . .

March 2011

April 8, 2011 In The News

Jimerson & Wilson hosted a mock foreclosure trial put on by the Mock Trial Team of Florida Coastal School of Law on April 8 at the Florida Coastal campus.

April 2011

April 1, 2011 In The News

Charles Jimerson was named to the 2011 Jacksonville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”, a designation that names the top business professionals in the community under the age of 40.

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