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A Story of Social Media Process Service

Once we could prove that we had done our best to serve the individual using traditional means, our client went before the court and requested permission to serve the individual via alternative service of process. In this instance, that order allowed us to send legal papers through social media in…

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Do Process Servers Wear Disguises?

If you’ve ever seen a movie that involved process serving, you might have seen some questionable scenes. Media typically depicts process servers as pushy and deceitful people.  Because of this representation, you might be wondering if process servers really wear disguises. The answer is: sometimes.  Process servers value discretion and…

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What Happens If a Process Server Can’t Serve Someone?

Process serving is an important but often difficult job.  This is because some people can be hard to locate, and others work hard to avoid being served. They may believe that if they are never served, their legal trouble will eventually go away. But this couldn’t be farther from the…

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How Do Process Servers Find Evasive Subjects?

Being a process server is not an easy job. Tracking someone down and delivering their legal paperwork can take a lot of skill, especially if that person does not want to be found. Indeed, people expecting to be sued, evicted, divorced, or have some other legal action taken against them…

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How Are Documents Authenticated Outside the US?

In our modern world, it is common for people and businesses to move between countries. As a result, some state and federal paperwork needs to be authenticated for use outside of the United States.  Some paperwork that needs to be authenticated across borders includes: Birth Certificate Marriage Certificate Court Orders…

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Can You Put Legal Documents in Someone’s Mailbox?

The mail system is often used by process servers and other members of the legal field. You can easily reach a person by locating their home address and sending them the necessary paperwork through the United States Postal Service. Have you ever wondered if it is OK to place legal…

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How Are Legal Documents Authenticated in the United States?

The documents used in legal proceedings are subject to strict requirements which ensure their authenticity.  In some cases, a signature is enough to verify a document is what it claims to be. But for more official documents, a more thorough process is required. The process for authentication depends on the…

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5 Tips for Being a Better Process Server

Process serving is not an easy job. Tracking people down and delivering legal paperwork to them, particularly if they are avoiding you, can be exhausting work. However, experienced process servers have learned a few tricks of the trade that make the experience a little bit easier. Here are 5 tips…

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What Not to Do When You’re Served Papers

If you are expecting a legal proceeding, such as a divorce, foreclosure, eviction, or lawsuit, you may soon be visited by a process server. This is the person responsible for delivering the paperwork to you and notifying you of your legal obligations.    You may have seen process servers on television…

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What Is a Certified Process Server?

Many people who are unfamiliar with the legal field do not fully understand the role and function of a process server.  Simply put, a process server is someone who delivers court papers to another person to notify them of their involvement in a legal case. This is an integral step…

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