Nobody with insight into a process server’s world would ever make the claim that it is an easy job. Process servers are responsible for walking a tightrope of professionalism and attention to legal parameters when serving papers, especially when those papers hold bad news.
To make this more complicated, the exact rules and regulations governing the civil process of serving papers often varies from place to place, so it is the process server’s job to remain informed of the ever-changing state and local laws.
With all of that said, there are certain things that a process server should never, ever do, regardless of how tempting it may be. Papers should always be served with respect and integrity. Continue reading