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33.065. Alternative method for serving adverse party at current place of employment; when adverse party deemed served; immunity from liability for employer

1. If the current address where the adverse party resides is unknown and the law enforcement agency has made at least two attempts to personally serve the adverse party at his current place of employment, the law enforcement agency or a person designated by the law enforcement agency may serve the adverse party by:

(a) Delivering a copy of the application for an extended order, the notice of hearing thereon and a copy of the temporary order to the current place of employment of the adverse party; and
(b) Thereafter, mailing a copy of the application for an extended order, the notice of hearing thereon and a copy of the temporary order to the adverse party at his current place of employment.

2. Delivery pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 must be made by leaving a copy of the documents specified at the current place of employment of the adverse party with the manager of the department of human resources or another similar person. Such a person shall:

(a) Accept service of the documents and make a reasonable effort to deliver the documents to the adverse party;
(b) Identify another appropriate person who will accept service of the documents and who shall make a reasonable effort to deliver the documents to the adverse party; or
(c) Contact the adverse party and arrange for the adverse party to be present at the place of employment to accept service of the documents personally.

3. After delivering the documents to the place of employment of the adverse party, a copy of the documents must be mailed to the adverse party by first-class mail to the place of employment of the adverse party in care of the employer.

4. The adverse party shall be deemed to have been served 10 days after the date on which the documents are mailed to the adverse party.

5. Upon completion of service pursuant to this section, the law enforcement agency or the person designated by the law enforcement agency who served the adverse party in the manner set forth in this section shall file with or mail to the clerk of the court proof of service in this manner.

6. An employer is immune from civil liability for any act or omission with respect to accepting service of documents, delivering documents to the adverse party or contacting the adverse party and arranging for the adverse party to accept service of the documents personally pursuant to this section, if the employer acts in good faith with respect to accepting service of documents, delivering documents to the adverse party or contacting the adverse party and arranging for the adverse party to accept service of the documents personally.