New York Family Court Magistrate Allows Unprecedented Service of Process Via Facebook; Will Others Follow?

By | Socially Aware Blog | October 16, 2014
New York Family Court Magistrate Allows Unprecedented Service of Process Via Facebook; Will Others Follow?

In a little-noticed decision, Matter of Noel v. Maria, Support Magistrate Gregory L. Gliedman—a Staten Island, New York family court official—recently permitted a father seeking to modify his child support payments to serve process on the child’s mother by sending her a digital copy of the summons and petition through her Facebook account.