Tips for Finding Reputable Process Servers
Process servers can make life easier for the legal profession, if chosen correctly. Choosing the wrong one can result in disaster. It is important to make the right choice for you that will you will feel completely at ease with.
Get a Free Consultation
Many process serving firms offer a free consultation as a way for both parties to understand what the other has to offer. Trust your intuition at these meetings. Make a list of pertinent questions and feel free to ask them during the meeting. A solid relationship between law firm and process server is vital to the entire process. Only choose a company that puts you at ease. Continue reading
Do I Need a Process Server?
Process servers, in general, are responsible for delivering legal documents to those who are involved in legal proceedings. These legal documents could be court summons, divorce papers, or any other important pieces of information.
Some people think, however, that they can save time and money by delivering any documents themselves. However, if you are involved in any sort of legal proceeding that requires a delivery of legal documents, you should always seek the help of a professional process server. Here is why. Continue reading
Process Server Basics
Many people have heard of the term “process server.” Maybe you have heard it in the movies, maybe in a crime TV show, or maybe just in passing. Often, when people think of process serving, they think about the cliché “you’ve been served,” a line that we all know from popular culture. However, a process server is much more than that. If you read on, you will learn the process server basics and have a better understanding of this very important legal job, beyond what Hollywood tells us. Continue reading
Slow to Serve Electronically, While the Nation Goes Digital
The rapidly advancing technological world is outpacing the U.S. judicial system when you consider service of process. In June of 2012, a New York court denied the request of Chase Bank to locate and serve someone responsible for credit card fraud. The denial seems to stem from a mistrust of the social networking forum, and not necessarily from a logical standpoint.
Process Server: Shot in Service
With almost any job, there are certain risks. It is seldom acknowledged that there are great inherent risks in being a process server. When you are a process server, you are striving to complete a task that explicitly risks confronting angry or unhappy people. Bearing the bad news can sometimes mean risking your own well-being for the sake of meeting or exceeding job requirements. In the case of a process server in Arizona, those risks included getting shot.