Good dayI trust that you are well.I work...

Asked by Raj on 10-10-2023 10:44:53
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Eastern Cape

Good day

I trust that you are well.

I work at a law firm and required clarity on a few issues.

We have a matter where we want to serve notices and pleadings via email.Can you please clarify the following:

If the other party agrees to service via email, must an original still be filed at court or will the copy be sufficient?Do we still need an address which is within 15km of the court or does this requirement fall away? In the event of the latter we would not need a correspondent attorney.Can summons be served via email or does summons have to be served by sheriff and by hand? If service is possible by email, would a read report suffice for purposes of proof of service?Thank you in advance for your assistance in this regard.

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