If I just had my spouse served with papers by a private process server, what do I do next?
Question Details: I have just papers served on my spouse by a private process server and want to know what I do next. Do I send off the certificate to prove he's been served or do I have to wait for him to respond first? I don't have a solicitor.
File the proof of service with the court. Don't wait for a response from your spouse. The process server can file the proof of service with the court for you, but will charge extra.
When the proof of service is filed with the court, provide the court with the original and a copy so that you can get a conformed (court-stamped) copy for your records.
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