Form CV-144 "Order for Service by Alternate Means" - Maine

What Is Form CV-144?

This is a legal form that was released by the State of Maine Judicial Branch - a government authority operating within Maine. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on April 1, 2013;
  • The latest edition provided by the State of Maine Judicial Branch;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a fillable version of Form CV-144 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the State of Maine Judicial Branch.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Download Form CV-144 "Order for Service by Alternate Means" - Maine

Download PDF

Fill PDF online

Rate (4.4 / 5) 7 votes
STATE OF MAINE
SUPERIOR COURT
DISTRICT COURT
, ss
Location
Docket No.
Docket No.
Plaintiff
v.
ORDER FOR SERVICE BY
ALTERNATE MEANS
(M.R. Civ. P. 4(g))
Defendant
This court has reviewed the motion of the ☐ plaintiff ☐ defendant for service by alternate means.
The type of action is
Property or credits of the defendant ☐ may be ☐ will not be affected, which include
The name and address of the plaintiff (or attorney), if known:
The name and address of the defendant (or attorney) if known:
The Moving Party has demonstrated:
1. Due diligence in attempting to obtain personal service of process prescribed by M.R. Civ. P. 4.
☐ unknown and cannot be ascertained by reasonable diligence
2. The address of the party to be served is:
☐ known, but it appears the person is evading process
3. The requested method of service is reasonable calculated to provide actual notice of the pendency of the action to the party to be
served and is the most practical manner of effecting notice of the suit.
It is ORDERED that Service be made upon the other party by:
☐ Leaving a copy of this Order, and ☐ summons and complaint ☐ post-judgment motion at the defendant’s dwelling house or usual
place of abode located at
☐ Publishing a copy of this Order once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, in the
,
a newspaper of general circulation in the county or municipality most reasonably calculated to provide actual notice of the pendency
of the action AND, if the defendant’s address is known, mailing a copy of this Order as published to that address.
☐ Other alternate means:
_______________________________________________________
Adequate safeguards shall be used to assure that service by alternate means can be authenticated and will be received intact, with all
relevant documents and information, including
It is FURTHER ORDERED that the party being served appear and serve an answer to the complaint or post-judgment motion to
the serving party at the address listed above. The answer must be filed with the court within twenty-one (21) days of service. If
service is made by publication in a newspaper, the answer must be filed with the court within forty-one (41) days after the first
publication in the newspaper. Failure to serve an answer will cause judgment by default to be entered, granting relief sought in
the motion or complaint.
Date:
 
Judge/Justice
CV-144, Rev. 04/13
Page 1 of 1
STATE OF MAINE
SUPERIOR COURT
DISTRICT COURT
, ss
Location
Docket No.
Docket No.
Plaintiff
v.
ORDER FOR SERVICE BY
ALTERNATE MEANS
(M.R. Civ. P. 4(g))
Defendant
This court has reviewed the motion of the ☐ plaintiff ☐ defendant for service by alternate means.
The type of action is
Property or credits of the defendant ☐ may be ☐ will not be affected, which include
The name and address of the plaintiff (or attorney), if known:
The name and address of the defendant (or attorney) if known:
The Moving Party has demonstrated:
1. Due diligence in attempting to obtain personal service of process prescribed by M.R. Civ. P. 4.
☐ unknown and cannot be ascertained by reasonable diligence
2. The address of the party to be served is:
☐ known, but it appears the person is evading process
3. The requested method of service is reasonable calculated to provide actual notice of the pendency of the action to the party to be
served and is the most practical manner of effecting notice of the suit.
It is ORDERED that Service be made upon the other party by:
☐ Leaving a copy of this Order, and ☐ summons and complaint ☐ post-judgment motion at the defendant’s dwelling house or usual
place of abode located at
☐ Publishing a copy of this Order once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks, in the
,
a newspaper of general circulation in the county or municipality most reasonably calculated to provide actual notice of the pendency
of the action AND, if the defendant’s address is known, mailing a copy of this Order as published to that address.
☐ Other alternate means:
_______________________________________________________
Adequate safeguards shall be used to assure that service by alternate means can be authenticated and will be received intact, with all
relevant documents and information, including
It is FURTHER ORDERED that the party being served appear and serve an answer to the complaint or post-judgment motion to
the serving party at the address listed above. The answer must be filed with the court within twenty-one (21) days of service. If
service is made by publication in a newspaper, the answer must be filed with the court within forty-one (41) days after the first
publication in the newspaper. Failure to serve an answer will cause judgment by default to be entered, granting relief sought in
the motion or complaint.
Date:
 
Judge/Justice
CV-144, Rev. 04/13
Page 1 of 1