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Clare, Family Solicitor
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A judgement ( child maintenance)from Belgium courts via Royal

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A judgement ( child maintenance)from Belgium courts via Royal courts
Of justice was served on me in 'absentia! It was stamped served
is this lawful
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How did you actually receive it?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Good morning
It was left in my letterbox with the word served stamped on the document
I was not present when it was served.
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Then yes I am afraid that that does amount to service assuming that you are Registered at that address
I am sorry - please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thankyou
Finally in what situation would it be deemed that the notice was incorrectly served at my registered address.. E.g incorrect name etc
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
If you could prove that you had moved prior to the Notice being served then that service would not be good.
Having said that there is no advantage to you in delaying dealing with the matter as the arrears will be accruing daily in any event
Clare
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