Process Server

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Process Server

A person authorized by law to deliver papers, typically the complaint, to the defendant.


Service of Process.

process server

n. a person who serves (delivers) legal papers in lawsuits, either as a profession or as a government official, such as a deputy sheriff, marshal or constable. (See: service of process)

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I personally think there's a question as to whether--and this is a legal question, and I can't answer it--about whether a process server who is a contractor, not somebody who works in their office, is an employee.
In most states, there are no formal educational requirements to become a process server.
Then our headline--"Lenders' Search for Kevin Lewis Serious Business; Veteran Process Server Relates 'Look of Terror'"--made things even worse, he said.
The process server "ended up on the hood of the car, then fell off when (Ghalib) drove away, and ended up with scratches and bruises," People magazine quoted Lt.
Romea, a Manhattan rent stabilized tenant - who was apparently an out of work debt collector - was already several months behind in the rent (and presumably had signed a lease some time earlier stating the rental amount and was receiving a rent bill every 30-days as required under the city's rent laws), when she was served a three-day notice by the legal process server at the end of December 1996.
2) Acquisition of additional software licenses IBM Process Server Advanced or equivalent software (the equivalence of the conditions in Appendix 5) hereinafter referred to as "Software" the right to use the 27 cores (ie 2700 PVU) - part number (D0ILZLL, E0BR1LL).
com)-- Recently, ServeFinder spent some time asking what Process Servers were looking for in an online presence.
But otherwise it has to be served by a process server who tries two times before the notice is returned to the Department of Buildings where it is "turned into a DOB" and mailed out in the old manner.
This advantage is especially important in complying with emerging legislation - as recently passed in March by the New York City Council (Int 0006-2010, Version A) - regarding process server licensing, agency liability insurance, and regulations drafted to prevent fraud by requiring creation of an 'electronic record of service' for every case, including time, date and GPS location.