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Process Serving in South Korea – Hague Convention

administrator - 8 Mar 2022
8 Mar 2022

Process Serving in South Korea – Hague Convention

South Korea is home to some of the world’s biggest companies, including, Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motors, LG Electronics and many more! So, it’s very likely that at some point, a US person or company will decide to file a lawsuit. Whether it’s a personal civil suit, such as family law, or a business-to-business action, international lawsuits happen every day. Once the suit is prepared and filed, the next step is service of process on the defendant. Can You Serve A Party In South Korea? You can, but there are strict procedures in order to do so. Since South Korea is a part of The Hague Service Convention, you’re required to abide by their requirements. The first step is to...

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Process Serving in Brazil – Hague Convention

administrator - 2 Feb 2022
2 Feb 2022

Process Serving in Brazil – Hague Convention

Process Serving in Brazil From a family law issue to a business transaction, process service in Brazil may be a daunting prospect. South America is a collection of countries with different cultures, customs and languages. Brazil is the largest of these countries, attracting immigration from around the world. This country is the world’s largest producer of coffee, gets much of its energy from renewable sources, and is the world’s ninth largest economy. If you discover that you must serve a defendant in Brazil, you’ll need some time, translations, and patience. Brazil Joins The Hague Convention As of June 1, 2019, Brazil is now part of Read More

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Process Serving in France – Hague Convention

administrator - 24 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022

Process Serving in France – Hague Convention

Process Serving In France Serving a defendant in France isn’t the same as serving a defendant in the US. France is a party to The Hague Convention and there are specific rules to follow in order to effect service. Here, we’ll discuss the different forms of service in France. How it Works Preparation of the process requires a few steps and requires going through France’s Central Authority. In order to start the process, first, complete a USM-94, also called a Hague Service Request. Second, have everything translated and certified. France’s declaration to Article 5(3) states that it’s required, even for someone who speaks English perfectly. O...

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A Complete Guide To International Service in Germany

administrator - 6 Jul 2021
6 Jul 2021

A Complete Guide To International Service in Germany

Process Serving in Germany Serving a defendant outside the US is always more difficult than serving someone in the US. When serving a defendant in Germany, there are very strict rules that must be followed for the service to take place. Germany is a part of and subject to the rules of the Hague Convention. One mistake can see your service dismissed. There is a straightforward procedure for service of process in Germany. Deviate from it, and you’ll be denied service. The Hague Convention Like most foreign countries, you can’t just serve a summons like you would in the US. Because it’s part of The Hague Convention, you’ll need to file a Hague Service Request (US...

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A Complete Guide To International Service in Canada

administrator - 21 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021

A Complete Guide To International Service in Canada

Process Serving In Canada Although the US has a close relationship with our neighbor to the north, process service to Canada is still “international.” As with any foreign country, you must follow specific rules in order to effect service properly. Canada is a part of The Hague Convention. Each jurisdiction has its own rules for service, so everything depends on the individual jurisdiction. The Hague Convention allows us to request a foreign nation to serve an individual or business located in their country. The Hague Convention also works in reverse: a Canadian person or company can serve a defendant that is located in the US. How It Works Comply with t...

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International Service 101: Everything You Need To Know To…

administrator - 25 Feb 2020
25 Feb 2020

International Service 101: Everything You Need To Know To…

International Process Serving 101 Getting legal service on someone in the United States—whether a company or an individual—is a pretty straightforward process. But when the other party is outside of the US, it’s an entirely different matter, and depending on the country, the process can take as long as a year or more. Since the company or individual overseas may not fall under US jurisdiction, you and your legal counsel will have to follow certain rules. This makes service more complicated, but it is not impossible. Different countries subscribe to different service methods,...

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A Complete Guide To International Service in China

Maria Gutierrez - 11 Oct 2019
11 Oct 2019

A Complete Guide To International Service in China

Process Serving in China It’s not unusual for a US company to be involved in litigation with non-US based trade partners. Increasingly, it’s also more common for individuals to be involved in multinational cases for family law matters including divorces and child custody. In a domestic case with a US Court, a Summons is served, the other party is notified of the litigation, and the case proceeds. This is true of any type of litigation in the United States. The rules change when the defendant is in a foreign country, and where US law doesn’t apply. If your other party is in China, regardless of whether it’s a business or an individual they must be served using the Hague Convention pr...

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