Lawyer Serves Complaint Via Instagram

What’s a lawyer to do when she’s unable to track down a defendant to serve a complaint? She gets a judge’s approval to serve that complaint via Instagram, of course.

Extract from article by Staci Zaretsky from Above The Law

In a world where technology has infiltrated almost every aspect of our daily existence and people’s lives revolve around their latest social media posting, what’s a lawyer to do when she’s unable to track down a defendant to serve a complaint?

She gets a judge’s approval to serve that complaint via Instagram, of course.

Toronto lawyer Tara Vasdani, an associate at Mason Caplan Roti, recently obtained what was very likely her province’s first order to serve legal process via Instagram.

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