Alaska Court System’s Instructions for Alternate Service
Alaska Court System’s Instructions for Alternate Service. Alaska’s Rule of Civil Procedure 4(e) permits a litigant to pursue alternative methods of service, such as posting to the court’s legal notice website or posting to a social media account, once the litigant has made a diligent inquiry by attempting to serve process by certified mail/restricted delivery/return receipt and/or via a process server. The litigant must complete a Request to Serve Defendant by Posting or Alternative Service and an Affidavit of Diligent Inquiry for the court’s review.
Service of Process Via Social Media
Service of Process Via Social Media by Amanda Sexton in Law Practice Today discusses recent court decisions regarding the use of social media as an option for alternative service of process when personal service fails.
#serviceofprocess@socialmedia: Accepting Social Media for Service of Process in the 21st Century
In #serviceofprocess@socialmedia: Accepting Social Media for Service of Process in the 21st Century (Louisiana Law Review) Keely Knapp argues why social media should be used as an alternative method for service of process and suggests factors courts should weigh in deciding when social media service of process would be permissible.
You’ve Been Served: Why Social Media Service of Process May Soon Be a Virtual Reality
You’ve Been Served: Why Social Media Service of Process May Soon Be a Virtual Reality (Phoenix Law Review) examines
service of process in the U.S. via social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. See attachment.