Serving Legal Papers Out of State

A process server is responsible for delivering divorce papers, summons, subpoenas, complaints, eviction notices and other legal documents in order to inform designated parties that a lawsuit or court case is being filed against them. Each state has its own unique set of regulations regarding court proceedings. This is why it is important to hire…

Service of Process in Small Claims Cases

Cases filed in small claims courts are unique from other types of cases in that they are limited in the amount the claim can be for. Most often, the claim must be under $5,000. Some types of cases are not allowed in small claims courts, such as medical malpractice lawsuits. Cases in small claims must…

Answers to Common Questions about Process Serving

Occasionally people have questions about process serving. To make it easier, we have compiled the most common process serving questions and listed them below. What is Service of Process? The terms ‘service of process’ and ‘process serving’ are interchangeable. All legal proceedings in the US must be acknowledged by every party involved in a lawsuit…

What is a Writ of Summons?

If you receive a writ of summons, you have received an official document that is “summoning” you to appear in court. This means that someone has opted to file a formal complaint against you, which means that a formal lawsuit has already begun. You should consider a writ of summons a notification that someone else…