Throughout the State of California, Southwest Legal Services provides only the most experienced and professional process servers to ensure your papers reach their destination on time.
To contact us about service of process or the other legal services we provide, please call (619) 955-7225 or fill out our form and we'll get back to you right away.
Since January 2008, Southwest Legal Services has been operating to provide you with experienced and knowledgeable process servers who support you throughout your entire case. When you hire a process server to deliver your legal documents you should expect effective communication and timely results. We understand your expectations, and we strive to exceed them each and every time we work with you.
Whether you collaborate with us on process service, court filing, courier services or even off-site copying, you'll find that we complete the job diligently and quickly. Our process servers handle each case with the utmost professionalism and operate under the highest of ethical standards. Each unique case is completed with success in mind because getting the job done correctly the first time is better for you and better for the one receiving the documents.
Our process servers also specialize in service of process on Military bases. For any and all cases involving military personnel, Southwest Legal Services will walk you through each and every step.
We have multiple office locations for your convenience, so please use the information below and choose an office nearest you!
Our legal support services extend beyond service of process, but they are all backed with the same attention to detail. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the most experienced and knowledgeable process servers in the business, who not only explain exactly what your case will entail, but will walk you through step by step what will occur along the way.
Serving the entire State of California, Phoenix, AZ and military bases, our full line-up of services include:
Service of Process: Fast, reliable and effective service of process carried out by experience process servers.
Filing at Secretary of State: Maintenance of your business entities most valuable information.
Courier Services: Secure, express delivery of your most important documents.
Court Filing: Timely preparation, review and filing of your documents completed with confirmation and status updates.
Court Research/ Document Production: Speedy research, retrieval, and delivery of documents you need.
Off Site Copying: Safe and easy replication of filings for secondary-storage or any of your back-up filing needs.
Since each and every case has its differences, please contact us regarding service costs. Payment options include Check, Invoice, and Money Order.
According to United States legal procedure, all parties must be notified if they are facing legal action against them in a court of law. Notification (called service of process) is accomplished through delivery of documents describing the legal action, and those documents include subpoenas, complaints, summonses, writs and order to show cause.
A process server is responsible for delivering legal documents to the parties involved in court proceedings. Some states require process servers to be licensed or registered, and all process servers must adhere to all state regulations governing legal service of process.
Process servers typically locate the individual named on the document, travel to that person to deliver the documents, verify the person's identity before handing over the papers, and then provide their client with a signed proof of service. This proof of service - also called the affidavit of service - details the time, date and location of the service of process, and the subject's name. It is the document you can present in court to verify that successful service of process occurred.
Service of process must be carried out by a professional who understands the state laws, is well-versed on best practices and is licensed if required in that state. Any failure to follow legal procedures can result in legal issues for other parties in the court case, which is why you should leave service of process to a professional. An experienced and knowledgeable process server will do everything by the book and make it easy to demonstrate that you fairly notified the other parties of impending legal action.
A courier refers to one who delivers messages, packages or mail. Our courier services give you the confidence that ensure your most important documents are arriving to their destination with speed, security, tracking, and specialization. Our express services are individualized to fit everyone's needs, so documents arrive safely and securely.