PROCESS SERVER RATES

THE BELOW RATES APPLY TO:NON-RUSH SERVICES
ONLY MUST ALLOW 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS NOT INCLUDING

THE DAY PAPERS SUBMITTED;

(businesses & papers that permit substitute service).
"PERSONAL SERVICE ONLY" Service of Process:
5 to 7 Business Days are Required for all Non-Rush papers that require "Personal Service"


IF YOU NEED RUSH SERVICE PLEASE CALL FOR PRICING

SERVICE ON NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE: $85.00
including $40.00 State fee.
*payments are due in advance on all secretary of state service of process
*Please find credit card authorization from on bottom of page

 

L&T CASES / LANDLORD-TENANT
ONLY 2 Attempts required, 1 during business hours, 1 outside business hours

See the Civil court how to serve rules:
http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/housing/servicenoticeofpetition.shtml

 

NON-RUSH
FOR 30 NOTICE, 10 DAY NOTICE OR RENT DEMANDS:


For Bronx, Brooklyn & Queens Based on Standard 
Bronx, Brooklyn & Queens: $75.00
Each additional tenant:$5.00 
Manhattan:$85.00 

Each Additional Tenant: $5.00
 

NON RUSH:

NOTICE OF PETITION/PETITION NONPAYMENT OR HOLDOVER: $85.00
Each Additional Tenant: $5.00

 

Mail processing fee following service:(required on L&T cases)

Regular mail with Certificate of mailing: $10.00 per envelope

Certified mail processing fee: $5.00 per envelope

Post office Attendance/ Submission to a postal clerk: $20.00


PLEASE NOTE: SAME BUILDING OR A HOUSE BUT DIFFERENT SUITES OR APARTMENT 
ARE FULL ADDITIONAL FEES DUE TO INABILITY  OF SUBSTITUTED SERVICE TO TAKE EFFECT!
IN ORDER FOR SUBSTITUTE SERVICE TO ANOTHER PERSON, MUST RESIDE OR BE AN EMPLOYED 
AUTHORIZED AGENT AT THE SAME SUITE OR APARTMENT!



NEW YORK CIVIL COURT & SUPREME COURT CIVIL CASES:
(Personal, Substitute& Nail&Mail permitted)
Substituted Service:(serving someone else within the household within Suitable age & discretion)"Permitted on 1st Attempt" 
Nail & Mail:(no one attends the door, Posting papers on the door)
Permitted after 3 attempts:

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT(federal cases): 
Personal or Substituted service permitted, Mailing not Required;


FOR BRONX, BROOKLYN & QUEENS ONLY:
CIVIL COURT & SUPREME CIVIL CASES ONLY:
Service of Process on a business: $75.00 (3 Attempts)
Service of process on a business Downtown Brooklyn courts are $85.00
Service of Process on a business run out of a private house:$85.00
Service of Process on an individual: $85.00 (5 Attempts)
     
Manhattan & Co-op City Bronx Service:$85.00 

Far Rockway & Staten Island Service $85.00 
 

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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE, PROBATE & DIVORCE PROCEEDING 
 $100.00 In Bronx Brooklyn & Queen's
"PERSONAL SERVICE ONLY"

5 to 7 Business Days Required for all Non-Rush papers that require "Personal Service"
Manhattan & Co-op City Bronx Service:$85.00 

Far Rockway & Staten Island Service $100.00

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ALL OF NYC(MANHATTAN) Service: $85.00

FAR ROCKAWAY&STATEN ISLAND Tolls shall Apply

Personal Service:$100.00



Family Court Related Service of Process:
Bronx, Brooklyn&Queens
Substituted Service, Nail&Mail Cannot apply:
Order of protection:$125.00 "Personal service "Only"
Custody/Visitation: $95.00 "Personal service "Only"
Support: $95.00
Rosedale or any town in the border of :$95.00

Manhattan: $85.00


FOR "PERSONAL SERVICE PAPERS"
5 to 7 Business Days Required for all Non-Rush papers that require "Personal Service"

 

5 Business days Require for Non-Rush Services

that can be substitute service;

California Papers: $125.00 (substitute service permitted only after 3rd attempt)

Please Note:
Any state papers that requires personal in hand service the below fee shall apply:


Rates Based on Standard Service Time:
5-7 business days for Substitute Service to be complete.

7-10 Business days for Personal Service to be complete.
 

All other requests that do not meet these requirements 

will be priced as Rush Service;
 

ANY PER-ARRANGED ASSIGNMENT WILL BE PRICED 

AT $125.00+ $25.00 Expense charge;

ANY CO-ORDINATED ASSIGNMENT WILL BE PRICED

AS PRE-ARRANGED at $125.00 + $25.00 expense charge.

(for example: please co-ordinate with me by texting me when attempt will be made a blank minutes before you get there and i will try to have the defendant meet us there;  this is a per-arrangement).
 

Any additional locations other than the paid for service 

address provided and paid for will be priced at full additional fees.(example: he/she comes out of the job at 3:15pm, you can serve them there, the job is a block away from the house)

FULL ADDITIONAL  FEES SHALL APPLY


Civil Cases Service On A business:$75.00 (5 Attempts)
Civil Cases Service On an Individual: $85.00 (5 Attempts)
Each additional Defendant:$10.00
Civil Cases on a business run out a private house: $85.00
Family, Probate & Divorce Proceeding: $85.00

Lower Westchester County/Eastchester/Portchester
Up to the town of Hawthorne will be covered at this time:
( 287 Cross Westchester Expressway and south of it)
Landlord Tenant: $75.00 (3 attempts)
Each Additional Defendant Same location: $10.00
Civil Cases Service on a business: $75.00 (3 Attempts)
Civil Case Service on an individual or a home: $85.00 (3 Attempts)
Family Court Related Cases: $85.00 (5 Attempts) 



Fling an affidavit of service with the courts:
New York County: $45.00 
Kings, Bronx, Queens, Richmond & Counties:$45.00 
Westchester County: $55.00

Long Island: $55.00

 

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APPLY FOR ALL PAPERS IN ANY AREA THAT REQUIRES PERSONAL SERVICE ONLY!!!

FULL FEES WILL APPLY FOR EACH ADDITIONAL DEFENDANT THAT IS AT THE SAME LOCATION AND NO DISCOUNT SHALL APPLY;
 

Disclaimer:

Rates are subject to change without any notice and may be priced on case by case basis