Process service is the delivery of copies of legal documents such as summons, complaint, subpoena, or court order to show cause (order to appear and argue against a proposed order), writs, notice to quit the premises and certain other documents, usually by personal delivery to the defendant or other person to whom the documents are directed.
If you are interested in pursuing a career as a process service, or simply want to offer the service to your clients, the following books provide helpful information on Process Serving and Process Servers. The books cover such topics as:
- What is a Process Server and what is Process Service?
- The legal process for serving court papers
- Various methods for successfully delivering subpoenas
- How to pursue a career as a process server and where to look for employment
- How to find process service training courses and exam materials
Process Service Books
Private Investigation and Process Serving: A Comprehensive Guide Investigators, Process Servers and Attorneys (Paperback)
Process server Book Description – This book is intended for those who aspire to become a private investigator and/or process server, and those already engaged in such occupations who want to expand the breadth and depth of their professional knowledge. It serves as a comprehensive manual of procedures, concepts, ms, and technical guidelines presented in plain, clear language yet with substantial depth of technical knowledge. The text also incorporates the physics of optics and kinetics but in a simplified style that is easily understood. The author provides checklists of equipment business ms, licensing information, and thorough guidelines on how to set up a private investigator’s office.
Primary topics include sources of information and skip tracing; interviews, interrogations, confessions, and statements; pretext investigations; physical surveillance; aids vision extension and enhancement; investigative photography; undercover investigations; bodyguard service and executive protection; report writing and court appearance; client fees and billing; affidavits; business management; reading the environment; and field tips for process servers. In addition, the text is generously illustrated with examples to clarify specific points. This book is an essential tool and a continued resource for all private investigators and process servers. In addition, it will be of real benefit to attorneys and their staff as well as law Enforcement officers interested in a transition to private investigation upon retirement. – This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Guide to process serving. This book not only provides the technical rules for proper service but describes the temperament the process server should have. Regarding process service, the rules of civil procedure describe what to do. This handy volume tells how to do it. The Practical Guide to Process Serving looks at the finer points of service, speaks in plain language, and offers realistic situations that may be encountered in the field. Written by a journalist who entered the profession, this book is a requisite read for the aspiring process server, the novice process server or anyone interested in the arcane world of process serving.