Many different types of legal cases in Florida require service of process, or delivery of court documents or summons to the defendant or respondent in the case. Often, your case cannot move forward until process service has occurred. But what do you do when the person you need served is not easily found? Private process servers use skip tracing to find these individuals. Here are three things you might not know about skip tracing.
Types of Information
Skip tracing can dig up certain information about an individual that needs to be served with court documents. Some of the information that can be found include: Continue reading
If you have an ongoing court case such as litigation or family matters, you have probably been told that proper service is required in order for your case to move forward. But what happens when the other party to your case is not able to be found? You don’t want your case to be dead in the water. So what do you do? Here is what you need to know.
Finding People Who Don’t Want to be Found
Sometimes people intentionally disappear to avoid legal action. When that happens, you have to enlist the aid of professionals to help you track the person down. Private process servers have many tools at their disposal to find people who need to be served. In many cases, a private process server, either on their own or with the help of a private detective, can find people and get them served so your case can move forward. Continue reading
It is said that you cannot get price, quality, and service at the same time. Many people believe that a business can only go after two of these at most, and they will go out of business if they try for all three. In fact, you can get price, quality, and service all three within the process service industry. Here’s how we deliver these three important factors.
We offer affordable and reasonable rates for serving your papers. Our rates are comparable or cheaper than most sheriff’s departments. We will give you a quote and tell you the fees associated with your service of process from the beginning. We have no hidden fees, and you will always know exactly what you are being charged for. Continue reading
If you have a court case that you know is not going to be well received by the other party, you may be concerned about making sure that the party gets served accurately and timely so that your case can move forward. Although someone can try to avoid process servers so that they can put off court proceedings, someone cannot outright refuse service of process in Florida. Here’s what you need to know about difficult-to-serve individuals.
Perseverance Wins the Day
When someone doesn’t want to be served, they might go to great lengths to avoid the process server or sheriff. You will need a private process server that has skill and patience in finding people who do not want to be served. You need a process server who is persistent and shows up in the least likely of places at the least likely of times that is able to serve these types of individuals. Continue reading
You have probably already heard several reasons why you should hire a private process server over using the sheriff’s department for service of your court papers. Private process servers are often more determined, more available, and have a higher success rate, yet there are other reasons to hire a process server that you may not have considered.
Involvement of Politics
It is an unfortunate truth that politics greatly affect the sheriff’s ability to serve papers. Although they have a responsibility to do so, they may not have the manpower, funds, or resources to do so effectively. There are a lot of players and a lot of red tape that have to be negotiated to get funding for such endeavors; and if the sheriff isn’t willing to play ball, it could mean that this part of their job suffers for it. Continue reading