Legal Methods to Serve Divorce Papers

5 ways to serve divorce papers in California Divorce is difficult. Among the vast number of troubles associated with divorce is serving your spouse divorce papers. Finding the right time, place or circumstances is often next to impossible. Yet in the state of California, the courts allow the serving of divorce in a number of…

The New Webcam Revolution in Process Serving

  What many notaries are using in place of stamps today. Hundreds of millions of documents are notarized annually by over 77,000 notaries across the nation, from handgun applications, wills, citizenship forms, mortgages and more. And since the first time a document was required to be notarized in this country, notarizations have been done in…

What to Consider When Hiring a Process Server

Research before hiring! A process server can be an invaluable asset when you have essential legal documents that need to be handed over to another party. Although you can pull up results on a Google search, remember that not all process servers are equal. Below are a few things to take into consideration before you…

The Top 4 Reasons to Work with a Process Server

Have you considered serving papers yourself? Read this article first! In divorce cases, criminal hearings, civil lawsuits, and other legal matters, serving an official court notice, subpoena, or complaint sometimes becomes a necessity. And though you could potentially do this job yourself, there are a number of convincing reasons to consider hiring a professional expert…

What to Do When You Receive a Subpoena

One of the major roles of a process server is to deliver subpoenas. A subpoena is a writ issued by a court or other government agency to a person requesting that they appear in court or that they provide documents, materials or other evidence. However, this request is really more of a command, since failure…

What To Do When Someone Owes You Money

If you or your business has made small loans, you expect those people to pay the loan back in a reasonable amount of time. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always happen. Then, you have to figure out how to get your money so you’re not just giving it away. Here’s what to do when someone owes you…

What is Skip Tracing?

A process server can do a lot of things for you. They can serve and deliver writs of execution, subpoenas, warrants, divorce papers and more. They can also rush court services, prepare and file documents, and retrieve public records. Process servers can also do something called skip tracing. Skip tracing is a colloquial phrase that…

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History of Process Serving

Service of process is when one party in a lawsuit gives notice of legal action to another involved party, such as a defendant, court or administrative body. Legal actions that require service of process include warrants, subpoenas, court summons, citations, arraignments and indictments. This is typically done by process servers, whose job it is to…

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3 Things A Process Server Can Do for You

Process server isn’t necessarily a term everyone knows and understands. Some may confuse it with technical or computer lingo. Simply put, a process server is a person who delivers papers such as writs, warrants, divorce papers and subpoenas. It’s actually an important part of the legal process. The U.S. Constitution gives every citizen the right…