The phrase “Don’t shoot the messenger” is never more relevant than in the case of process servers.
Process serving can be a dangerous job. Every day, process servers maintain daily responsibilities that require them to deliver papers informing people of their involvement in unwanted or expensive lawsuits.
Despite not having anything to do with the legal proceedings, process servers are all too often blamed for the defendant’s legal troubles. Some recipients take their anger out on the process servers, making this line of work more dangerous than most. Continue reading
Have you found yourself in need of getting legal papers served in Florida? It can be easy to do a quick internet search, click a button to call the first on the list, and go about your business. But how do you know that process server is worth your time and effort? How do you know they will legally and correctly serve your legal papers? Here are some things to look for when choosing a process server.
Confirm ability to legally serve papers in Florida
Most of Florida has strict requirements that people must meet before they become a process server. In most districts, they must take a course and pass an exam before being allowed to serve papers. They also have to be bonded, registered, and approved with the district courts. Don’t take someone’s word for it. Make sure they are legit by confirming. Continue reading
Did you know that not all companies can be served legal papers in the same way? You have to make sure that your civil case documents are served to the appropriate company representative and at the appropriate time and place. Business type has a lot to do with this decision.
These are businesses that are owned by one individual. In fact, many freelancing or gig economy individuals fall under this category as well, even if they have no formal business organization or licensing. These individuals can be served in the same way as any civilian. Continue reading