FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Service of Process?
The procedure by which a party to a lawsuit gives an appropriate notice of initial legal action to another party (such as a defendant), court, or administrative body in an effort to exercise jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body, or other tribunal.
Who should hire a Process Server?
Primarily Attorneys and/or Lawyers, other business types, persons or entities that have a need to have formal court papers/documents retrieved or delivered to a previously specified location including, but not limited to, a court of law, another business, a non-profit organization or an individual.
Who should I hire: Process Server or Sheriff?
When you need to have legal papers served, the choice between a process server and sheriff can be a difficult one. To help you decide, ServeNow created a graphic representation, or infographic, of data gathered from 100 paralegals, legal assistants, and legal administrators who have papers served regularly. The results were based on speed of service, customer service, knowledge of laws, success rate, and average cost.
How Much Does the Serving Process Typically Cost?
Costs are based on a myriad of factors (need, service type, pick up/delivery options, etc...) which makes it difficult to answer this question. Please contact us today so that we can better serve you and your need.