Process Service

Service

You invest your time, energy and client’s money into a case. It should be processed right and in a timely manner.

  • Make sure your service request instructions are clearly defined.
  • When sending documents to SPL for service, please include two copies of each document for each entity being served.
  • In Landlord and Tenant actions, both the original Notice of Petition and the Petition, under separate legal backs, are necessary if SPL is purchasing the index number. If already purchased, please provide the original Notice of Petition.

subpoenas, summons and complaint, order to show cause, writs, citations, motions, non-payment and eviction notices, etc. These processes may be associated with any of the following legal actions: personal injury, foreclosure, collection, matrimony, family court , contracts, and beyond.

Court Filings

Court filings are required for legal proceedings such as civil lawsuits, criminal proceedings, bankruptcies and divorces. Filings are used to request hearings and rulings, to solicit evidence disclosure, to initiate information exchange, and for a host of other reasons.

Court Filing Guidelines

Court filings must adhere to strict court guidelines and procedures, and each court has its own set of requirements. Typically, there are requirements in many, if not all, of the following areas:

  • Paper size
  • Line spacing
  • Hole-punching
  • Number of copies
  • Fees (due at the time of filing)
  • Electronic filing requirements
  • Deadlines or statutes of limitation

In order to initiate legal action, court filing is the act of submitting a document to the clerk of a court for the court's immediate consideration and to preserve as part of the official record.

purchases index numbers, files documents and affidavits, retrieves and copies documents, so-ordered subpoenas and gets Order to Show Causes signed in all city, state & federal courts and County Clerks in the City of New York, as well as Nassau and Suffolk counties. When going to court, the original and copy of the document being filed is needed. In all actions in the State of New York, the index number must first be purchased and then served. In all courts, there is a 120-day period from the date index number was purchased within which document must be served.

LET US FILE FOR YOU...

As experienced, local process servers with a vast knowledge of New York’s many courthouses, ServePro is suited to file your legal documents on time.

Notary Public

We have two licensed Notary in our office at all times!