Summons given to wife

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Someone came to our house and gave my wife a summons for me. She refused to sign it and they put it on the ground. Do I still have to go to court?

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Asked on April 14, 2016 6:29 am
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Hi Annonymous:

The rule for service of a summons and complaint provides that an individual can be served “by leaving a copy thereof at the person’s usual place of abode, with any person whose age is eighteen years or older and who is a member of the person’s family.” So the likely answer to your question is yes, though depending on the specific circumstances there may be a basis to quash service.

-Eric D. Lund

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Answered on April 14, 2016 7:58 am