Service of Process Posts
Posted: January 4, 2017 in Enforcement of Judgment, Legal News, Legal News, Service of Process
In the US, the Hague Convention’s use of the word “send” rather than “serve” almost immediately created a split in the Circuit Courts over whether documents “sent” via article 10(a) to a foreign defendant constituted valid service of originating process.
Read More of US Supreme Court Will Finally Decide Applicability of Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention Here
Posted: November, 2016 in In Court, International Law, International Litigation, Service of Process
International subrogation should not be overlooked by insurers as a source for recovering their own losses. Even when a loss is caused by an “Act of God,” insurers are wise to consider how third parties may have contributed to the resulting damages.
Read More of How International Subrogation Can Mitigate an Insurer’s Loss Here
Posted: August, 2016 in International Law, Service of Process
Since 2003, the Russian Central Authority has refused to execute Hague Requests submitted by US litigants. Russia’s refusal stems from its objection to the United States’ imposition of a fee for executing Hague Requests seeking service upon US defendants.
Read More of The US Work-Around for Service of Process in Russia Here
Posted: February, 2016 in Service of Process
It’s Chinese New Year — and China doesn’t monkey around. Find out more about the holiday and how it will affect service of process in China.
Read More of The Year of the Monkey and Service of Process in China Here
Posted: October, 2015 in Service of Process, Uncategorized
Recently, Volkswagen and its subsidiaries, including parts-manufacturer Boscsh, admitted to gaming EPA emissions testing. Suits from all over the US are in the process of being served in response.
Read More of Avalanche of Volkswagen/Boscsh Suits Still Require Proper Service Here
Posted: December, 2014 in Service of Process
The laws of the country where a defendant is located determine the method by which a foreign request for service under the Hague Service Convention is executed. However, the person who is authorized to submit those requests is determined by the laws of the country where the case is being heard.
Read More of Requesting Authorities Under the Hague Service Convention Here
Posted: December, 2014 in Family-Based, Immigration Articles, Immigration Issues, Service of Process
The concept of “war brides” in American history popularized international marriages and thereby increased the need for international service of process in divorce proceedings.
Read More of War Brides and the Service of Process Requirements for Divorce Here
Posted: July, 2014 in Service of Process, Translation
The majority of lawsuits involving defendants located abroad in non-English-speaking countries eventually require the work of a skilled translator.
Read More of Translation May Be Necessary — Even If the Defendant Speaks English Here
Posted: July, 2014 in Evidence Taking, International Law, Legal News, Litigation Support, Service of Process
Every four to five years, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convenes a Special Commission Meeting to review issues associated with the practical operation of the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions.
Read More of An Inside Look at the Special Commission Meeting in the Hague Here
Posted: February, 2014 in Service of Process
Many believe that there are “formal” and “informal” methods of service recognized under the treaty. However, this classification is a myth.
Read More of The Myth of Informal Service of Process Here