Judge Godbey literally checked the boxes in this order.
The court granted a motion for leave to use an alternative form of service.
The service of process orders are stacking up in Waco if you need to know what works and what doesn’t. Here are three more.
The Court granted the plaintiff’s motion for leave to effect alternative service, providing a non-Hague option in this case.
Plaintiff sought leave to serve summons and the Original Complaint on Defendant through its domestic subsidiary and US-based counsel. Judge Albright reviewed the relevant standards before deciding whether due process was satisfied in this case.
Effective service of process on foreign corporations sometimes requires seeking leave of court for alternative means of service. This decision by Judge Albright sets out the relevant principles before determining whether the requested alternative means were appropriate under the circumstances.