Archive for service of process

Law & Technology Friday: It’s Time for Service of Process via Social Media

A Texas legislator has introduced a bill proposing service of process through social media in certain instances.The Texas proposal makes very good sense because it provides more effective substituted service then courts regularly approve today.

Facebook: Use it to Like a Person, Don’t Use it for Service of Process

As reported in today’s New York Law Journal, a Federal Court Judge sitting in the Southern District of New York recently denied a request by an affiliate of Chase Bank to serve process through a party’s Facebook profile. In Fortunato v. Chase Bank USA, N.A., No. 11-cv-06608-JFK (S.D.N.Y. June 7, 2012), Chase was sued under

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