Why does each of the United States, DC and Puerto Rico require corporate entities to have a Registered Agent?
Almost every state requires a Registered Agent to serve as an official contact for the business. A Registered Agent is responsible for receiving Service of Process and legal mandates for entities and must promptly relaying them to the correct individuals within the defendant or witness business served. This is where A.C.E. enters the mix. We are the Process Servers who deliver legal documents and urgent correspondence to every registered agent in America.
How the Wrong Registered Agent Could Cost You Your Lawsuit Before It Begins?
As a nationwide service of process provider, we have had many opportunities to witness people are not infallible. And when mistakes or deadlines are involved, it can be quite costly. This is especially true when it comes to serving a Registered Agent, with its myriad rules and specific requirements. Any lapse in keeping uniform with the methods of effecting service and the manner we present it, if wrong regardless of the reasons why can negatively impact your service. If an error occurs at the very beginning, when the lawsuit is being served, the result can be especially harsh. If you are the attorney or law firm representing the defendant or witness, your client could end up with a judgment — without your side of the argument ever being heard in court. If you are representing a client who is depending upon your timely service of a subpoena, improper or untimely service could be the difference between winning and losing the next phase of your proceeding or litigation. We do not make mistakes, we serve legal process and subpoena's on time, with full knowledge of how to properly effectuate service, and assure each proof, affidavit or return complies with the court where the service originates from.
Ready to get that Registered Agent Served?
Please use the contact form on this page. This form is used for questions, to request a quote, and to activate a service. We answer contact form submittals seven days a week from 7:45 am to 10:00 pm eastern time. We are closed for every holiday and Sundays.
Why is an In-State Agent is Required?
All states in America like their citizens to be able to track down corporate entities. They do not like the idea of an entity that is hard to reach simply because its office is across state lines, especially if that entity does business within the state. States agencies want to be sure that their offices do not have a difficult time finding a representative Registered Agent, regardless of where that company has its physical address, and they need to assure citizens to have easy access to a Registered Agent. In addition, it is equally essential that law firms and litigants have access to corporate entities for the purpose of placing them on legal notice and serving process. This is where we enter the situation. As process server we take all types of documents and deliver them to registered agents in our official capacity. We are Process Server who make sure legal documents are properly served.
When is a Registered Agent available to accept legal documents?
Registered Agents maintain an office during regular business hours. Most process servers will know the hours of availability and serve process accordingly. Registered Agents are usually open Monday through Friday only.
What is included in your Registered Agent process service fees?
Our Process Servers always provide service of process to Registered Agents for a flat fee. The fee is determined, and only after you agree do we activate your service.
How do I get my documents to a Process Server at your office?
We are a paperless and a non-US mail company. We encourage all clients to scan, covert documents into a pdf format, and send them to us via email. In some extraordinary situations where the page count is voluminous, we will provide you with the address where to send your documents.
How are your Registered Agent Process Serving services paid for?
All payments can be made with Paypal, any major credit card and for large amounts, wire transfers can be arranged. Please be advised, we require prepayment for anticipated services before we can start them.
What Does the term "process" mean?
The term "process" means any legal document that needs to be "served" (delivered), and includes, but are not limited to, summonses, subpoenas, writs, orders to show cause, petitions, complaints, writs, citations, judgments, court orders, notices to appear, etc.
What is the difference between a Registered Agent Process Server and a Delivery Person, Courier, or Messenger?
Generally, one of the main differences between a process server and a "delivery person" or courier is that process service usually involves delivery of legal documents and generally it is unwelcoming by the recipients of process. Process servers deliver subpoenas, summonses, complaints, citations, petitions, court orders, notices, etc. Indeed, very few persons in United States look forward to getting served with a summons and complaint. Furthermore, process servers' actions and procedures are generally regulated and established by laws and courts. Whereas, couriers, delivery people, and messengers are usually engaged in delivering non legal documents.
Why are Registered Agent Process Servers Important?
Hiring a Process Server is an important step in ensuring a legal matter is heard by the court. Process servers serve legal documents to Registered Agents to formally provided official notice of a pending lawsuit asserted against a corporate entity. Process servers are important because they help uphold due process of law.
What is Due Process mean to a Registered Agent Process Server?
The U.S. Constitution requires that no person be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of the law. In accordance with due process, the process server performs an important function of protecting defendant and witness entity of their rights by providing them with notice of a lawsuit or legal proceeding filed against a particular entity. Proper service of process officially establishes jurisdiction over the defendant or witness entity. Once a Registered Agent is properly served, it must notify the corporate entity who they represent as soon as reasonably possible.
How Much Does a Registered Agent Process Server Cost?
The price of a service of process differs according to several factors. The total costs will depend upon where the service is to take place and when you require us to be there. But for the purposes of answering this question, all process service fees for serving a Registered Agent are the same. Registered Agent process serving and or document delivery fees START at 50.00. In addition, same day or rush services are billed at a higher rate.
Our Process Servers, after twenty-five years, have perfected the process of serving and delivering important, and in some case, urgent documents to registered agents in every state in America. We have been to all registered agent offices in every city in America. Our experience and knowledge is extensive and considered to be the best in the nation. Our process servers have been retained by the top 200 law firms, many famous attorneys, more than three-thousand Attorney's, and too many to account for Paralegal professionals.