You've Been Served... via Social Media?

You’re not the only one constantly checking Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. As more people become more constantly connected to these online profiles, a growing body of case law now authorizes the service of process through social media as a last resort. Most recently, a Manhattan supreme court justice allowed an attorney to serve divorce summons through a Facebook private message from the attorney’s account to the husband’s account.

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

 

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