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Real Estate Deeds FAQ

Real estate deeds transfer ownership of a property from one party to another. Depending on the person and the circumstances, you may need to use a warranty deed, a grant deed, or a quitclaim deed. Considering all of the variables, it’s no wonder that most people don’t understand how deeds work. To help, we’ve answered… Read more »

What Are the Different Types of Subpoenas?

There are several types of subpoenas that can be served. It all depends on who you are and what your role is regarding the case. Here we will discuss two commonly served types of subpoenas. Subpoena Ad Testificandum A Subpoena Ad Testificandum is a type of subpoena that compels individuals to appear and testify. Generally,… Read more »

What to Know About Out-of-State Process Service

Many people believe that out-of-state process service is complicated. At Reliant we make out of state process service appear seamless and straightforward. Being that Reliant Court Services is a member of the National Association of Professional Process Servers (NAPPS), we have strong relationships with other professional process servers throughout the nation who are bound by… Read more »

How to Tell if Someone is Actually a Process Server

If someone shows up at your door claiming to be a process server, how can you tell that they are actually a process server? Unfortunately, door-to-door scams are a real problem. So, before you convey any information, read over these tips on how to tell if that process server at your door is who they… Read more »

The Top 3 Reasons to Use Skip Tracing

If you’re looking for a witness, defendant, or another person of interest, skip tracing is how you find them. Usually used by process servers, bounty hunters, and more, there are many skip tracing methods. Skip tracing is an effective way to locate witnesses or defendants. Here are a few reasons why: It’s efficient Trying to… Read more »

Process Server vs. Sheriff: Which is Best?

There are two ways to serve process. One is through a private process server; the other is through a sheriff. While relying on the sheriff’s department to serve your papers can be cheap, there are reasons why most people rely on a private process server. Not only is it quicker, but you receive better and… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Process Service

Process service is a commonly used procedure in the legal and real estate fields. However, many people don’t understand what process service is and how it works. Here we answer the most frequently asked questions regarding process service in order to help you better understand this crucial service. What kinds of documents are delivered by… Read more »

What is a Court Researcher?

Legal cases are more than just a one-person job. They require long hours of researching past court cases, legal precedents, relevant documents, and the like. It is impossible for one person, or one team, to do it all themselves. That’s why many hire a court researcher to help. Read on to learn more. What is… Read more »

Using the UIDDA to Serve Out-of-State Subpoenas

In a previous blog post, we discussed the intricacies of serving subpoenas across countries, but what about across state lines? In years past, serving an out-of-state subpoena was complex and time-consuming. However, after the passage of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA) in 2007, the process became much simpler. Read on to learn… Read more »

Understanding Your Affidavit of Service

An Affidavit of Service—also known as a Proof of Service or Declaration of Service—is a vital legal document for serving process. If you have hired a process server to track down a defendant, then you will be given an Affidavit of Service once their services are completed. Here is everything you need to know in… Read more »