Understanding What a Process Server Does
In any legal action, the opposite partner has to be notified of the action.
They must receive a “process,” which is a legal document explaining
the action against them thoroughly. The process must be “served”
to that individual. A process server is an individual who handles this
aspect of your case by serving the paperwork to the other party.
Is hiring a process server for you?
Hiring a process server saves you
trouble. You won’t have to worry about getting the document to the appropriate
recipient. Someone else will take care of the delivery on your behalf.
Additionally, you may be required to hire a process server for your case.
Here are several reasons why you may need to hire a process server:
Hiring a process server may be a legal requirement. If you are under 18 and / or a party to the case, you may be required in
some states to hire a process serve.
Hiring a process server could save you the hassle of learning all the rules. Every state has its own laws about process serving. There are also different
federal laws. These policies cover the locations in which papers may be
served and at what times. Some methods also constitute harassment or harassment
in some states. That’s why it’s vital that you know all the
rules and policies before serving papers. A professional is familiar with
all of these and can take care of it for you.
Hiring a process server could protect you legally. Some states require anyone serving papers to have a process server license,
which is obtained through completing a series of requirements including
education, background screening, and training.
Hiring a process server means you will have documentation of service. A professional process server can provide you with an affidavit or proof
of service, which is important in proving to the court that the other
party did receive the necessary paperwork.
Hiring a process server could save you a lot of hassle. Serving papers can be anything but straightforward, especially if the other
party does not want to be found and / or if he or she is difficult to
locate. Hiring a process server can save you a lot of trouble while allowing
you to avoid a confrontational situation.
Licensed Process Servers in St. Louis
At Markell & Associates, our experienced and knowledgeable process
servers are familiar with all of the rules in Missouri. We have met all
applicable requirements and been licensed by the St. Louis Sheriff’s
department. We can handle it for you! Our team has over 60 years of collective
experience and we serve clients all over the country!
Call Markell & Associates to learn more.