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Posted: April 3, 2015

Court Authorizes Service by Facebook

On March 27, 2015, Justice Cooper of a New York County matrimonial part issued a decision in Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku, 2015 NY Slip Op. 25096, granting permission to serve a defendant by Facebook.

In Baidoo, the plaintiff, who was seeking a divorce, sought permission to serve the defendant by Facebook. The court granted the motion in a decision that presents a detailed analysis of the relevant issues. Click on the link above to read the entire decision, which is worth reading in its entirety.

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