FAQ - Why Use a Private Process Server Instead of the County Sheriff
Q: What is a private process server?
A: A private process server is a legal professional who is responsible for delivering legal documents, such as subpoenas, complaints, summons, or other court documents to a person or business that is required to respond to them.
Q: Why should I use a private process server instead of the county sheriff?
A: Using a private process server provides a number of advantages over using the county sheriff for service of process. For example, private process servers can often serve papers more quickly than the county sheriff, who may have a backlog of papers to serve. Additionally, private process servers offer greater flexibility in terms of when and where they can serve papers, while the county sheriff may have more limited schedules and areas of service.
Q: What areas do your private process servers cover?
A: We provide private process serving services in the greater Atlanta area. However, if you need a document served outside of our service area, we are part of a nationwide network of trusted process servers who can assist with service in other areas.
Q: What types of documents can your private process servers serve?
A: Our private process servers are experienced in serving a wide range of legal documents, including subpoenas, summonses, complaints, orders, and other legal notices.
Q: What is the cost of your private process serving services?
A: Our fees vary based on the type of document, the location, and the urgency of the service. Please contact us to receive a free quote based on your specific needs.
Q: What is your process for serving documents?
A: Our private process servers are trained to follow all legal requirements for serving documents in the proper manner. We typically attempt service at the recipient's home or business multiple times to ensure that the documents are delivered.
Q: Are your private process servers certified and appointed by the court?
A: Yes, our private process servers are bonded, certified by the State of Georgia, and appointed by the court. This means that they are highly qualified legal professionals who have undergone extensive training and have been approved by the court to serve legal documents.
Q: How do I track the progress of my service request?
A: Our company offers a software platform that allows clients to log in and receive real-time updates on the status of their service requests. You can also contact us at any time to request an update on the status of your service request.
Q: Do you provide real-time access to case updates?
A: Yes, we provide real-time access to case updates through our online platform. While in the field, our process servers update your job directly into our platform, so you can see updates and know if your case has been served. This ensures that you are never in the dark about the status of your case.
Q: Do you provide an Affidavit for clients to file with the court when service completed?
A: Yes, we provide an Affidavit of Service for clients to file with the court when service is completed. This is a sworn statement that verifies that the legal documents were served in accordance with legal requirements.
Q: Do you provide pictures and GPS coordinates of the service location?
A: Yes, we provide pictures and GPS coordinates of the service location for our clients. This helps to provide additional proof that the service was completed at the correct location and at the correct time.
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide you with the information and support you need to ensure your legal documents are served properly and efficiently, both in the greater Atlanta area and nationwide.