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What Does It Take to Become a Process Server in New York City?

Interested in becoming a process server in New York City? While New York State has no statewide licensing requirements for process servers, New York City does have regulations and requirements. In order to become a process server in the five boroughs, here’s what you’ll need to do: Complete a basic individual license application. As part… Read more »

What Happens When a Process Server Can’t Find a Defendant?

Serving court documents is an essential step required to move a lawsuit forward. That’s why some people who know that legal trouble is coming their way will do anything they can to avoid being found by a process server. Fortunately, process servers have a few tools in their arsenal to find people—legally and ethically—despite their… Read more »

What Is the Difference Between a Summons and a Subpoena?

Both a summons and a subpoena are used to give notice about court proceedings. However, they’re not the same thing. They are served to different people, and they carry different levels of obligation. Here are a few of the key differences between a summons and a subpoena: Summons A summons is an official notification of… Read more »

4 Qualities of an Effective Process Server

Integrity A good process server will respect all of the rules and laws in your state that cover process service, and abide by ethical norms. He or she will never falsify a return of service and will avoid engaging in illegal or otherwise questionable behavior. Adaptability Today’s process servers must leverage social media, GPS tracking… Read more »

Several Ways Process Servers Find People Who Don’t Want to Be Found

Need to serve someone court documents or collect a debt, but can’t find them? That’s where process servers come in. Also known as “skip tracers,” it refers to the phrase “to skip town,” which is exactly what some people do when facing legal issues—depart in a rush, leaving few traces behind. Here are several ways… Read more »

Strengthening Process Serving Through Association

Reliant Court Services is proud to abide by the highest professional standards for our process servers throughout the State of New York and the United States. The responsibility of delivering necessary documents to a defendant in an accurate, timely, and appropriate manner under the most up-to-date legal standards can make or break a case before… Read more »

How Your Law Firm Will Benefit from Skip Tracing

In many cases, a law firm needs to find individuals that may not want to be found, and locating someone who does not want to cooperate is not always an easy feat. In these instances, strategic tactics need to be employed, and a method that has been proven to work is skip tracing. What is… Read more »

Why Process Servers Are Favored over Sheriff Servers

People who are in the beginning stages of a court case understand how important it is to find the right process server. A process server is responsible for delivering legal documents to a defendant involved in a lawsuit. This must be done carefully and accurately. The only two people who can legally do this are… Read more »

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