Pretexting may not be pretty but often beats the alternative

The article, How Pretexting Helped Serve Divorce Papers on a Runaway Mother, recounts the all too common experience of a process server attempting to get legal papers to a party to a lawsuit, demonstrating why an outright ban on pretexting is bad policy.

Despite the recent media hype surrounding the investigative practice of ‘pretexting’, the fact is that it is a valid and legal technique to locate, catch, and serve legal process onmany people who break the law in avoiding their legal responsibilities.

Other, more generally useful articles, such as, What To Do If You Get Pulled Over By A Cop, can be found in the “Legal” section of Associated Content.


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