Brooklyn Judge Denies Service of Process by Facebook

Service by Facebook

As we are constantly trying to determine what will be the parameters in using service of process via social media accounts, a new case in Brooklyn held that a woman attempting to serve her husband via Facebook could not be granted as the husband was not an active user of the platform.  According to the […] Read more »

Recordkeeping an Important Goal for NYC Process Servers

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Process servers are fully aware that they must follow New York City’s statutes and Administrative Code regulations.  The rules mandate how to serve process in many different situations and how to include the nature of service in the mandated logbook.  The rules and regulations are enforced by New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs.  These […] Read more »

Will Service of Process in New York City via Facebook become the norm?

Service of process in New York City divorce actions are more stringent than in many other case.  In divorce proceedings, the plaintiff must make sure the defendant is notified of the divorce action. So, a divorce defendant must be “served” with the summons, which means the divorce paperwork needs to be handed directly to the […] Read more »

Traverse Hearings and Why You Need a Licensed NYC Process Server

When serving papers in New York, there are always issues on whether the legal documents are served correctly on a particular.  If they are not served correctly, the person that should have been served can go into court and allege that service was improper.  The Court can decide that a traverse hearing be held in […] Read more »

Why You Should Choose a Licensed NYC Process Server

The constitution requires under “due process of law” that a person be notified of a legal proceeding before that proceeding can take away his “life, liberty, or property”.  To this end, state legislation requires that specific legal documents (i.e. subpoenas, summonses, three day notices, etc.) be “served” upon a person to guarantee an opportunity that […] Read more »

Assaulting a Process Server is now a Crime in New York City

After years of deliberation and talking about it, legislature has finally made into law for it to be a crime in New York City for a person inflicting injury on process servers to prevent them from doing their jobs a crime.  For New York City process servers, this has always been a challenge.  Many members of […] Read more »

When an NYC Process Server Can Prevent a Loss by Legal Technicality

Evidence of falsifying signatures already had Councilman Fernando Cabrera’s back to the wall. Unfortunately, a subpoena problem ruined that run. Will Bredderman of the New York Observer reports that allegations of petition fraud against Cabrera were dismissed by the Bronx Supreme Court because the plaintiff party failed to date and deliver the subpoena. The subpoena […] Read more »

Why Hire a NYC Process Server? Statute of Limitations on Foreclosures

Foreclosure is a serious issue that is quite personal for borrowers whose homes are in danger of being taken away from them. However, banks, mortgage lenders, and secondary lien holders also have the right to protect their investments under the law. To be fair to both borrowers and lenders, therefore, the law has instituted governing […] Read more »

From Print to a Process Server in NYC: On Serving an Eviction Notice

As a paralegal, you are often tasked with preparing documents that facilitates court processes in behalf of your New York firm’s clients, and in housing courts, eviction is one of the most frequently served. Other than writing up the papers and printing the documents, you also look for a reputable process server in NYC for […] Read more »

From your Desk to a Process Server in NYC: The Subpoena Duces Tecum

In general, people have the right to keep sensitive records and documents from the public eye, but if you’re representing somebody in court and the opposing party refuses to grant you access to certain files, you also have the legal right to compel him through a subpoena, more specifically, a subpoena duces tecum. To do […] Read more »