Every state has different rules about how legal documents must be delivered, but all states have some rules about service of process. Process service is required to ensure that defendants or respondents to a case are aware of the case and have the opportunity to defend themselves, as is required by the constitution. But who can serve papers in Denver?
The rules about service of process in Denver are pretty lax compared to other parts of the country. Just about anyone over the age of 18 is able to serve papers in Denver. All it requires is that papers are not served by a party to the case, the server must be 18 years of age, and an Affidavit of Service must be filed with the court. Continue reading