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A Step-by-Step Guide to Subpoenaing Out of State Witnesses

Navigating the legal landscape can be complex, especially when it comes to subpoenaing out-of-state witnesses for a court proceeding. Accurate Serve® in Denver, Colorado, is here to guide you through this intricate process. We offer a range of services, including process service, document retrieval, skip tracing, and diligent searches, to clients across the state of Colorado.

Understanding the UIDDA

The Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA) provides a framework for subpoenaing out-of-state witnesses. This act has been adopted by many states, including Colorado, and serves as a guideline for how to properly issue a subpoena across state lines. Before diving into the specifics, it’s essential to understand that the subpoena power of any particular state court typically ends at that state’s border. Therefore, special procedures must be followed to subpoena a witness residing in another state. Continue reading

Consequences Of Poor Documentation In Process Serving

Lawyer discussing legal case with client

From the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Accurate Serve has been dedicated to offering unparalleled process service solutions to Denver and its surrounding regions. Today, we’re turning our focus to a topic that underscores the very essence of our profession: the consequences of poor documentation in process serving.

Legal Proceedings Can Be Nullified

The primary objective of process serving is to legally notify individuals or entities of their involvement in a lawsuit. Without accurate documentation, there’s no verifiable proof of this notification. This lack of evidence can lead to the dismissal or delay of legal proceedings, rendering all prior efforts futile. Continue reading

How a Process Server Can Help You

Are you dealing with legal matters that require timely and accurate delivery of important documents? Whether you’re involved in a court case, a legal dispute, or need to serve legal notices, enlisting the services of a professional process server can make a significant difference in ensuring the proper handling of your legal documents. At Accurate Serve, your trusted process service agency in Denver, Colorado, we specialize in providing a range of essential services that can streamline your legal proceedings and give you peace of mind. Continue reading

What Process Servers are NEVER Allowed to Do

As process servers, we play a pivotal role in the legal system, ensuring that parties involved in a case receive the necessary documents in a timely and lawful manner. At Accurate Serve of Denver, we pride ourselves on meeting and exceeding the standards set out for process servers in Colorado. But what is equally important to the services we offer, are the things that we are never allowed to do as process servers. Let’s explore some of these restrictions:

Process Servers May NOT Serve Process Without Meeting the Basic State Requirements

To serve process in Colorado, one must be at least 18 years old and must not be a party to the case being served. These are basic requirements set forth by the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, and any service performed without meeting these criteria is invalid and illegal. Continue reading

Why You Should Use a Process Server vs the Local Sheriff

When it comes to serving legal documents, such as summonses, subpoenas, and complaints, many people are familiar with the option of using the local sheriff’s office. However, an increasingly popular and more efficient alternative is hiring a professional process server. In this post, we will explore the advantages of using a process server over the local sheriff and why Accurate Serve of Denver is your go-to agency for all your process serving needs.

Expertise and Specialization

Process servers are dedicated professionals who specialize in serving legal documents. They possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the laws and regulations surrounding the process serving industry. Unlike the local sheriff’s office, where serving legal documents is just one of their many duties, a process server’s sole focus is to deliver your documents promptly and accurately. By choosing a professional process server like Accurate Serve of Denver, you can benefit from their expertise and ensure that your documents are served efficiently and in compliance with all legal requirements. Continue reading

What is the Legal Service Of Process?

In the realm of law, the concept of due process is of utmost importance. The United States Constitution ensures that defendants have proper notice of court proceedings before exercising personal jurisdiction over them. This requirement is met through a legal procedure known as service of process. In this post, we will explore the definition and significance of service of process, particularly as it applies to Colorado. Additionally, we will refer to Rule 4 – Process of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedures to provide a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

Defining Service of Process

Service of process refers to the act of delivering a court summons and a copy of the plaintiff’s complaint to defendants involved in a lawsuit. These documents, collectively known as process, must be given directly to the defendant or left with a suitable person at their home or place of business. It is crucial to note that merely mailing the process is typically insufficient to meet the due process requirements. Continue reading

How Can I Tell if a Process Server is Legitimate?

If you’re involved in a legal case, you may need to hire a process server to deliver legal documents to the parties involved. However, not all process servers are legitimate, and it’s important to do your due diligence before hiring one. In this blog post, we’ll cover some tips on how to tell if a process server is legitimate.

Check for Training

In Colorado, process servers do not have to be certified or licensed. However, any good process server will have completed some sort of training or a possible internship under an experienced process server. Ask for documentation of any training they may have. Continue reading

Ways to Spot a Fake Process Server

We know how important it is to hire a legitimate and trustworthy process server. Not doing so can completely derail your legal case, causing serious delays or even dismissal. Unfortunately, there are individuals and companies out there who falsely claim to be process servers to scam unsuspecting victims out of their cash. To help you avoid these situations, we’ve put together a list of ways to spot a fake process server.

 Check Their Identification

A legitimate process server should have proper identification, including a badge and a photo ID from the company they represent. They should also be able to provide you with their contact information and the contact info of the company they work for. When you choose Accurate Serve® of Denver to handle your case’s process, our servers will always wear proper identification and have no problem providing complete information about who they are and who they represent. We believe in full transparency in the service of process industry to keep the legal system as fair as possible. Continue reading

Is it Legal to Serve Paper Through Social Media?

At Accurate Serve of Denver, we are often asked whether it is legal to serve legal documents via social media. While the use of social media for the serving process is a relatively new development, there is no doubt that it has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this post, we will discuss whether it is legal to serve process via social media in Colorado.

You’ve Been Served Electronically…Maybe

Can you legally serve a defendant or witness for a Colorado court case via social media, like Facebook or LinkedIn? The answer is…it depends. Continue reading

Where Can Defendants be Served?

If someone has filed a civil lawsuit against you, you may be wondering exactly where the process server might show up. Defendants often have misconceptions about where they can and cannot be served, like believing that they can’t be served at work or in public. Unfortunately for them, these beliefs just aren’t true.

No Safe Zones

The truth is that a process server can serve a defendant with process documents pretty much anywhere as long as they do not break any laws in doing so. This means a defendant can be served at their own home, at their place of employment, or anywhere in public.  Continue reading

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