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Process Server Portrayals in the Media vs. Real Life

Hollywood is known to be a magical place where anything can happen. But that doesn’t mean that everything we see on the screen is true to life. In fact, most of the time it is highly exaggerated.  This is especially true for easily misunderstood jobs, such as process serving. In…

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5 Things You Need to Get the Most Out of Your Process Server

Your case depends on a great experience with your process server. And, while professional process servers work hard to ensure your papers are served quickly and correctly, there are some things you can do to make the whole process more successful. Photo of the Subject Being able to properly identify…

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How to Choose the Best Process Server

When you need help from a process server, you’re going to want to hire the best of the best. Only then can you be confident that your legal paperwork is going to be delivered quickly and correctly.  Many process servers may claim to be the best, but you should trust…

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Can a Police Officer or Sheriff Serve My Legal Papers?

One of the most important parts of the U.S. legal system is the right to due process. This guarantees that a person must be notified of any legal action taken against them, including lawsuits, divorces, evictions, and more. That way, they can prepare with a lawyer and have the chance…

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How to Serve Process to Members of the Military

Serving process on a civilian is pretty straightforward: The process server figures out where they live and goes to that address with papers in hand. However, serving process on members of the military can be a bit more complicated, depending on their current location. Jurisdiction and Residency Matter Laws governing…

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Why You Should Use a Process Server for Eviction Notices

Dealing with problematic tenants can be difficult. At their best, they can be simply annoying, but at their worst, they could cause huge financial losses or even be dangerous.  Landlords have the right to evict tenants for non-compliance with the rules of the property. However, this can be a complicated…

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Do Process Servers Wear Body Cameras?

These days, as tensions and conflicts between police officers and citizens continue to rise, body cameras have become a new norm. Many people believe such cameras provide the best transparency between law enforcement and the people the police are sworn to protect. While process servers are not the police, they…

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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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