Archive | Process Serving Category

How To Serve Process Electronically

These days, most aspects of life include some online interaction or influence. This includes the vital duty of process serving. Digital process serving (also known as electronic service, or eService) can be used as a last resort to reach particularly elusive defendants or witnesses. This is how we serve process electronically….

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Navigating Legal Waters: Serving Process to a Bank Effectively

When serving process to a bank, a unique set of considerations arises in each case due to the institution’s size, structure, and adherence to regulations. There are several considerations and steps for effectively serving legal documents to a bank. Following correct procedures can be a large factor in determining the…

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3 Useful Emerging Technologies for Process Servers

The legal profession—process serving included—has made great strides over the last couple of decades in integrating new technology into the law. From computers to GPS tracking, service by social media to sophisticated databases, our work has become quicker and more complex. However, that doesn’t mean that process serving is going…

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Can a Registered Agent Still Be Served if an Entity Terminates?

The rules for serving an individual are fairly straightforward, even though they vary from state to state and are based on specific situations. For example, if an individual is deceased, obviously a process server can no longer deliver papers to the decedent. However, with a corporation or other legal entity,…

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How We Serve Papers in a Hospital

While most of the time process servers deliver papers to a subject’s home, that isn’t always the case. If your defendant or witness is in the hospital, it can create a unique challenge. Here’s what you need to know about serving papers to someone in a hospital: Check State Laws…

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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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