You can serve him via certified mail even if he lives in another county. I would try sending the complaint via certified mail to the address where he receives his mail. If he is avoiding the complaint I would send it via certified mail in a box so that it is not obvious what he is receiving.
Helena M. Nevicosi
Attorney with Rosen Law Firm
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
919.787.6668 main phone
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