How do you obtain proof that you were served?

I have found that I have a Permanent Restraining Order against me from someone in
New Jersy, I live in Virginia. I never received anything telling me that told me
when this hearing was taking place and I would like to find out if there is an
affidavit of service on file with the court. How does one go about doing that?

Thank you

Asked on January 4, 2018 under Family Law, Virginia

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If the case was filed in VA, you can go to the court, give the case number to the court clerk and ask to see the file. You can't remove the file from the court, but can ask the court clerk to photocopy the proof of service and any other parts of the file you want.
If the case was filed in NJ, you can designate someone such as a process server to follow the above procedure.
You can find process servers online under attorney services.


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