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The Life of a Process Server

Court proceedings move forward every day. Similarly, the legal system needs to notify people of a requirement to appear in court or to take note of legal action taking place. The people who make contact with the persons of interest are process...

How to Avoid Breaking the Law as a Process Server

Process servers have a tough job. They are responsible for delivering court documents to people. Many people being served have misconceptions that challenge the delivery process. Knowing the rules based on local and state laws is important for...

Can I Avoid Being Served?

If you know you will be sued, do yourself a favor and DO NOT try to avoid the server. Many people think it’s a good idea - if they avoid the server, then they can prevent the case from moving forward. In reality, when a person physically...

How to Serve Processes to Military Members

Members of the United States military often put their lives on the line to defend their country and its assets. Sometimes the courts will need to provide written documents to these active duty individuals for several reasons including a summons to...

The Most Common Types of Affidavits

An Affidavit is a written testimony given under oath. Affidavits are only valid when given freely, without any coercion. To provide a legal affidavit, an individual needs to be of sound mind (lucid) and typical of legal age (over 18).   The...

Tips for Staying Safe While Process Serving

Process serving is a necessary role that helps the legal system running efficiently. As beneficial as this role is, it also involves some inherent safety risks. There are safety concerns with many jobs, but a process server can interact with a...

Getting The Most Out Of Your Process Server

Many firms use process servers to deliver legal notices. When they are contracting with a private process server, there are some things that can make the whole process more efficient. No matter how busy a process server is, there are still ways to...

What Is A Sting Operation?

Sting operations are potentially valuable tools used in law enforcement and some government agencies. Sting operations are tools used by local, state, federal and international agencies often working together on resolving the commission of illegal...

Everything You Need To Know About Skip Tracing

Skip tracing involves locating someone. Most entrepreneurs, debt collectors, and investigators apply it regularly. Typically, private investigators handle numerous skip-tracing lawsuits each year. Read on to learn more about skip tracing, its...

3 Tips For Choosing The Best Process Server

In the fifth and sixth amendments of the constitution of the United States of America, every citizen holds the right to be informed of being summoned. The messenger system intended to notify persons concerning legal issues privy to them is the...

Can A Process Server Trespass?

Process servers sometimes find themselves in trouble while doing their job. Their most common predicament is trespassing. Many people that are being served often call the police to report that the server is trespassing their private property....

3 Facts About Social Media Investigations

Investigating a person is so different to do now than it was 20 years ago. With the rise of social media and its extensive use by well, everyone, it is a tool that can be used to learn more about people. Users publicly put out information to share...

Can You Refuse Served Papers?

Process serving falls into the legal system under the due process of law, which states that an accused individual has the right to know what legal actions he or she is facing with enough time to build a defense case. The server will...

How Long Will It Take to Have My Papers Served?

It is extremely frustrating to deal with a subject that remains difficult to be found. Between locating the person of interest and presenting the proper documentation, traditional process serving is known to take a while. With recent technological...

3 Common Process Serving Questions

Often times, we get questions about process serving. So we rounded up the three most common questions and answered them for you. Check them out below! What is a Process Service? In the United States, all legal proceedings have to be...

Serving Documents in Small Claims Court

Small claims court cases are different from other cases because they are limited amount to certain amounts in the claim, usually $5,000. Also, certain kinds of cases like medical malpractice suits are not allowed there. Small claims...

What Happens If I Avoid A Process Server?

If someone is looking to sue you, divorce you, obtain child support or many other legal issues, they may be attempting to have the papers served on you. A process server can be hired to track you down and serve the papers on you in a legal manner....

Process Serving Via Social Media- Is This Possible?

We currently live in a society that is consistently progressing in every way imaginable. It is quite amazing to see how far we have come in regards to the technology that we use on a daily basis. Social media platforms have become widely popular...

How Do You Become A Process Server?

If you want to become a process server in the United States, the rules you will have to follow will depend on your state of residence. In the vast majority of states, the main requirement is that you must be 18 years of age or older and you cannot...

Beware Of Bogus Process Servers

You Are Smarter Than Any Scammer Unfortunately, in today's society, there are scams for everything under the sun. There is not a week that goes by for most consumers when they are not confronted by someone assuming the guise of a legitimate...

What Should I Know Before I Hire A Process Server?

A Process Server is a particular individual who takes the responsibilities of giving legal notice to a party through delivering relevant court documents presented by the tribunal. If you have a case in the court, you will need the process server to...

How Does One Become A Private Investigator?

There is something about private investigators that appeals to our adventurous side and looks like a very interesting career option. Beyond the daily life shown on popular television programs, there is a lot of work that goes into becoming a private...

Who Can Benefit From Skip Tracing?

There are many different career paths that people can follow and most of these involve collecting money from people who have purchased goods or services. Unfortunately, it's not unusual for someone to swap a good or service with someone who...

Helpful Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator

Unfortunately, not everyone is as honest as they say that they are. For this reason, many people are interested in seeing what someone is up to when they aren't around because people need answers. Are they just being unnecessarily suspicious? Or...

What is Skip Tracing?

There are a number of reasons you or your business may be looking to locate someone. You may be looking to locate an ex-spouse to serve them with paperwork or your business may be looking to locate someone who your business money. Locating someone...

Advantages of Hiring a Private Investigator

When people think of a private investigator, they usually think of someone from the movies, say an old film noir that depicts a man wearing a fedora, working out of a seedy office. In fact, a PI is a professional investigator, usually someone who is...

When Do I Need a Social Media Investigation?

Social media investigations require more than a basic understanding of Twitter or Facebook. It is something that you should leave to the experts. You will require a team of highly trained experts that ensure the data you gather is valuable before a...

Things To Consider When Hiring a Process Server

If you are facing a day in court or have essential legal documents that must be presented to another party, a process server can be an invaluable asset. While a Google search will offer you a ton of local options, it’s essential that you take...

How A Private Process Server Can Help You

Process serving might not be an occupation you hear about often, but if you have watched any episode of any courtroom drama, then you have probably seen one in action. A process server is someone who serves legal documents to defendants involved in...

5 Myths About Private Investigation

Private investigation is something that many people have heard of but that very few really know the exact details of. There are some bits and pieces that everyone should know about private investigators that will help you determine what the truth...

Skip Tracing Defined

Skiptracing refers to the task of finding a person's whereabouts. There are many reasons why this process may be needed. When skip tracing is required, a professional, known as a "skip tracer," is often hired. Some skip tracers are...

Top 5 Reasons for Hiring a Private Investigator

Unfortunately, the world is full of people who commit dishonest, corrupt, and fraudulent acts. If you feel threatened by such a person, contacting a private investigator is smart. By gathering crucial evidence, this expert can often prevent a bad...

5 Things Private Investigators Can and Can't Do

Many individuals who are frustrated with law enforcement or reluctant to consider other legal paths might consider hiring a private investigator. These individuals have a large amount of experience and an impressive array of resources at their...

How Does One Become a Process Server?

Process servers deliver legal documents to named clients or defendants in legal proceedings. These documents include court summons, subpoenas, complaints and so forth. Process servers are responsible for delivering documents while abiding by...

What is Creditor Harassment?

The phone rings for the fifth time that morning and you cringe as you glance at the caller ID. It’s a debt collector again, and although you’ve already told this agency that you are taking steps to repay your debt, they keep calling to...

The Benefits of Hiring a Private Investigator

Private investigators perform a variety of services for individuals and businesses. This article will discuss some of the many services that they provide. Individuals Background Checks - Private investigators are often hired by law firms,...

How to Avoid Scammer Process Servers

When it comes to serving legal documents there are plenty of concerns that you should be aware of. In a world where people are always trying to get more than they deserve, there are now more process server scams than ever before. There are some tips...

How to Become a Skip Tracer

In the legal field, skip tracing is the attempted location of a fugitive who cannot be located by using their home address, usual hangouts, or other traditional means. The term comes from 'skip', meaning someone who has 'skipped...

Online and Social Media Investigations FAQ

No matter how you view it, social media has changed the world. It allows individuals to express themselves in a much different way than the past. The main difference, everything that happens on the internet, stays on the internet. And though it may...

How Are Legal Documents Authenticated?

While a signature may be authenticated by someone who has reasonable familiarity with a subject's writing, the majority of legal documents require more than a simple statement sating that they are authentic. It is necessary to follow...

Do I Need to Hire a Process Server?

Legal matters experience a better outcome through the hiring of a professional process server. Additionally, you’ll experience less frustration as well as time savings. Check out the reasons why you should hire a process...

What Is a Mobile Notary?

When a notary republic travels to meet their clients, this is what is referred to as a mobile notary. On a daily basis, it’s typical for a mobile notary to travel to up to eight different locations to notarize one signature, or perform a loan...

How Is Skip Tracing Performed?

Skip tracing is a process used to locate a person who cannot be found at their place of residence or usual hangouts. The act of skip tracing is commonly used by process servers who are looking for individuals to serve them court documents. A...

The Signs of a Trustworthy Process Server

When beginning legal proceedings, it’s extremely important to have an iron-clad process serving procedure in place. There’s a good chance that the person you’re trying to find won’t want to receive legal notice, and if...

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Mobile Notary?

Mobile notaries are notary publics who travel to a client’s location to conduct a notarial act. Almost anyone can benefit from a mobile notary’s services, but there are a few surprising benefits you might not be aware of. Let’s...

Which Industries Most Often Use Process Servers?

At Same Day Process Service, our clients come from a variety of industries. With a combined 60 years of experience, every skilled process server we work with has successfully served individuals for matters related to real estate, family...

What Services Do Mobile Notaries Provide?

Before explaining the services provided by mobile notary companies, let’s first explain the role of a notary public. A notary public is an individual authorized by the government, frequently the Secretary of State, to serve the public as a...

What Is Skip Tracing?

Process serving is an integral component of the United States judicial system, and without it, many people who should be held accountable for the wrongs they’ve committed would run free. Process servers are tasked with finding individuals...

What Duties Does a Process Server Perform?

The term "process server" might seem unfamiliar to you, but you've undoubtedly seen a process server at work, either in your own life or on TV. Essentially, process servers are individuals who present, or "serve" a...

How to Choose the Best Process Server

Imagine that you want to take action against someone else in court, but you can't notify them because you can't find them. But since the law says that you must notify them, what can you do? In cases like these, it’s...

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