Sep 24, 2019
In this, the third exciting installment of our suite on Service of Process, Steve and Rebecca discuss the proper processes for effectuating service on Defendants located outside of the country where suit is being filed. Listen in as the explain how the Hague Convention streamlines the process, what options you have besides the methods specified in that document, and what to do if the country where the Defendant resides is not a signatory to it.
For an up-to-date list of signatory states to the Hague Convention, including which methods of service they accept, visit the World Organisation for Cross-border Co-operation in Civil and Commercial Matters (HCCH).
You can find the State Department’s recommendations on international service, including contact information for foreign plaintiffs serving process on US entities, at their website, here.
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