Important court documents generally need to be served personally and rapidly in accordance with the Civil Procedure Rules and we are known for an efficient and effective process serving department and for dealing with highly sensitive or difficult serves where a recipient is deliberately playing games. Our process serving team also deals with a significant number of international process serves – our capability internationally can be found here.
There are also circumstances in which, whilst the Court rules do not stipulate personal service, it is highly advisable to instruct process servers due to suspicion that the other party may allege they did not receive documents if served via first class post as a general avoidance or delaying tactic.
Common circumstances in which we are instructed for process serving relate to :-
- Summons or Claims forms
- Divorce Petitions
- Court Orders
- Statutory Demands
- Bankruptcy or Winding up petitions
- Family Proceedings
Process serving may appear (and sometimes is) straightforward. However, adherence to the rules of the Court is paramount, in particular where an application for deemed service subsequently needs to be made. There are also many occasions where the individual(s) to be served will actively seek to evade service. At Blackhawk, we do not operate a bulk process serving operation, instead, we are known for achieving results on high value or important cases where difficulties are anticipated.
Most process server instructions we deal with need to be effected urgently. To provide us with an immediate process serving instruction, or for further information, please contact us.
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