Service on Military Bases

As we shared in a previous post, service of process cannot take place on federal property. Service on military bases can be tricky. Individuals cannot be served straightforwardly on military bases. Unless service is authorized, there is no guarantee it will be successful. However, sometimes, members of the military must be served, just as anyoneContinue reading “Service on Military Bases”

Social media evidence is actually a thing.

by: Johnelle Rodriguez If you’ve ever been called for jury duty, you know the process of selecting jury members is lengthy. First, you report to the general area with the members of the large jury pool. Then, you wait. And wait. After what feels like forever, you listen for the names that are called, inContinue reading “Social media evidence is actually a thing.”

We CANNOT serve on federal property.

As Bob Fischer, president of Professional Process Servers & Investigators, Inc., explains, any facility owned by the government, such as a courthouse, cannot have service take place there. It’s the law. This is something that is common knowledge among process servers and should be known by attorneys. However, in special circumstances, certain rules may apply.Continue reading “We CANNOT serve on federal property.”

Golf and Charity Work Go Hand in Hand

by: Nancy Fischer and Johnelle Rodriguez The Men of Good Shepherd Catholic Church (MOGS) hosted its 23rdAnnual MOGS Open Golf Tournament on May 14, 2018, in Tallahassee, FL. Once again, Professional Process Servers & Investigators, Inc. was invited to participate as a sponsor. Bob Fischer, president of Professional Process Servers & Investigators, Inc., is anContinue reading “Golf and Charity Work Go Hand in Hand”

Service on Incompetent

by: Johnelle Rodriguez What comes to mind when you think of the word “incompetent?” According to, “incompetent” has some of the following definitions: – Lacking qualification or ability – Incapable – Being unable or legally unqualified to perform specified acts or to be held legally responsible for such acts (law) – A person lackingContinue reading “Service on Incompetent”

Risky Business

by: Johnelle Rodriguez It’s dangerous. Think about it. Imagine you’re home alone and someone you don’t know approaches your front door and starts to knock. The average person will either answer the door with caution or will ignore the knocks if he or she does not know the person; I’d probably do the latter. IfContinue reading “Risky Business”

It all starts in house.

When we think of serving documents, we think of the act of delivering papers to someone. And although this is essentially what service of process is, we tend to neglect what goes on behind the scenes. The players include attorneys, paralegals, process servers, and staff of the process serving companies, and they all have respectiveContinue reading “It all starts in house.”