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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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How Long Does It Take to Serve Child Support Papers?

Divorce is so difficult not only because of the emotional and mental impact of the separation, but also because of the financial stress it creates. This only becomes more complicated when children are involved. This is why the courts have devised a system for separated parents to remain financially responsible…

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What Is a Private Process Server?

When you need legal papers served, you can opt to have them served by the local sheriff’s department, or you can hire a process server. But what is a private process server?  What’s a Private Process Server? A private process server is just another term for a process server.  Rather…

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Process Service Means Thinking Outside the Box

Because we’re located so close to the seat of the U.S. government, our process servers are often asked to serve high-profile clients. Over the years, we’ve been tasked with serving celebrities, sports stars, owners of large corporations, and politicians. In many cases, these individuals are surrounded by a security detail…

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How Long Does It Take to Serve Papers?

One question new clients frequently ask us is: How long will it take to serve my papers? While we always aim to be speedy in our process serving duties, there are a variety of factors that go into how long it takes our team to successfully complete service of process…

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How Process Servers Avoid Breaking the Law When Serving Papers

Process serving can be a difficult, dangerous job. It also can be a confusing one, understanding exactly what can and cannot be done when serving papers. Inexperienced process servers can fall into a trap of breaking the laws, especially where there are fine lines between what’s legal and what’s not….

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Process Serving in the Workplace — Your Questions Answered

Most people want to keep their personal and professional lives separate. This is especially true when it involves bringing any legal trouble into the workplace. However, because defendants and witnesses can be difficult to pin down at home for a variety of reasons, sometimes process servers have to resort to…

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