Affidavit for Service by Publication - Kansas

Affidavit for Service by Publication - Kansas

Affidavit for Service by Publication is a legal document that was released by the Kansas Judicial Council - a government authority operating within Kansas.

FAQ

Q: What is an Affidavit for Service by Publication?A: An Affidavit for Service by Publication is a legal document used when the whereabouts of a party in a court case are unknown, and traditional methods of service cannot be utilized. It requests permission to serve notice of legal proceedings by publishing an advertisement in a newspaper.

Q: When is an Affidavit for Service by Publication used?A: An Affidavit for Service by Publication is used when a party in a court case cannot be located to receive legal documents through normal means, such as personal service or certified mail.

Q: How does Service by Publication work in Kansas?A: In Kansas, Service by Publication requires filing an Affidavit for Service by Publication with the court, providing detailed information about the missing party's last known address, attempts made to locate them, and why traditional methods of service were unsuccessful. If approved, a notice will be published in a designated newspaper for a specified period of time.

Q: What happens after Service by Publication in Kansas?A: After Service by Publication, the party must wait for a designated period of time for the missing party to respond. If no response is received, the case can proceed. However, if the missing party does respond, additional steps may be required to ensure they receive proper notice of the legal proceedings.

Q: Can Service by Publication be used in any type of case in Kansas?A: No, Service by Publication is generally allowed in certain civil cases, such as divorce, child custody, or foreclosure proceedings, where attempts to locate the missing party have been unsuccessful.

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Form Details:

  • Released on July 1, 2010;
  • The latest edition currently provided by the Kansas Judicial Council;
  • Ready to use and print;
  • Easy to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

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