How Long Will It Take to Have My Papers Served?


Originally posted on: 03/14/2018

There is a clock, pen, coffee, and pad of paper that reads urgent - meaning we want everything done now!"Are we there yet?"

We all remember hearing our kids or maybe or younger selves saying that at one point. We want to be at our destination without the wait on the journey. Serving processes is similar in that we want it done immediately, but the process can sometimes be slow.

This article is all about serving processes and how long you should expect to wait until it will (most likely) be served.

Problems with Serving Processes

Sometimes our clients' target will be easy to track and confront. Unfortunately, this is not the expectation. Between locating the person of interest and presenting the proper documentation, traditional process serving is known to take a while. Some people even go out of their way to avoid being served while others require extensive research to locate. 

What Can be Done to Speed Up Delivery

With recent technological advancements and a committed team of process servers, Same Day Process is changing the way that subjects are served. Given this new approach, papers are easily tracked so customers always can tell where they are, and the time of deliverable documents is easier to estimate. 

How Long Will it Take to Serve a Process?

Most process server companies can estimate an appropriate turnaround time for each job. While turnaround times vary depending on the subject, each process server can offer a different level of service and speed. The average amount of time to attempt to serve papers is typically between five to seven days after hiring a process server.

However, many companies also offer rush delivery service, including same-day service, where a subject will be immediately attempted to be served. Given the extra time and the promptness of the process server situation, this is a more expensive option, but also quite effective.

Partner with a Professional Process Delivery Service

Your case shouldn't have to wait on processes being served. To speed up your court proceedings, work with a professional service. Here at Same Day Process Service, we have been in the industry for more than 20 years, so we can assure you that your process will be served. To learn more about Same Day Process’s trackable process serving technology and how it can benefit you, contact us today! 

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