What's the Difference Between a Mobile Notary and a Process Server?

Legal situations are tough situations. There are a ton of ins and outs to know, especially if you're not a licensed attorney or familiar with the law and who does what. One very important aspect of any legal situation the may come up for individuals closing mortgages or handling a court case is dealing with the legal documents. That's where it's best to know the differences between a mobile notary and process server

Here's the difference between the two legal travelers: 

Mobile Notary 

Notaries in general are people who are authorized to draw up or certify certain legal documents for other jurisdictions, including deeds and contracts. As for a mobile notary, they simply are able to travel to meet with clients and individuals in need of on-site notarizing. This is something that is normally done multiple times per day for an individual notary and their services are crucial for a wide range of situations. It'll also cost a small, standard notary fee. 

Process Server 

Process servers are most well known for traveling and serving individuals, normally defendents in a court case, with a legal document to aware the person of the case. But this is not all that they handle. Process servers can also handle filing court papers and document retrieval. As for the laws of a server, these differ state-by-state. 

Where the two meet is when the process server needs to verify their delivery by having their affadavit of service notarized and given to the individual or company that required the serving. 

If you're an individual or a company looking to serve legal documents or are in need of a legal formality to be notarized, contact the experts at Same Day process today!

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