What is an Affidavit of Service in Arkansas?

An Affidavit of Service is proof of service, which is a notarized document you receive from your Arkansas process server upon completion of service. The Affidavit of Service in Arkansas describes who was served, when service took place, and where service occurred. The Affidavit of Service is crucial … [Read more...]

Is my Arkansas process server required to be licensed or appointed?

In Arkansas, people who qualify as process servers have been appointed by the court in the district in which process service is going to be made. People who want to become process servers must submit an application and an affidavit to the court and must be appointed by the administrative judge or by … [Read more...]

How long does service of process take in Arkansas?

Different types of service are offered by ServingPapers.com. Most often, we estimate that our service (or turn-around-time) will take anywhere from five to seven days from the time we have been retained by you. However, we offer other types of service including rush service or overnight air service. … [Read more...]

What are the costs of serving my legal papers in Arkansas?

Service of process in Arkansas can range from $50 to $200 or more, depending on your needs or upon special requests such as rush service, overnight service, locate service or other additional requests. Price is affected if locate service or any of the aforesaid additional services are … [Read more...]

What does process serving in Arkansas entail?

Process serving in Arkansas requires delivery of legal papers to the intended receiver. It may not always be the defendant; in some cases there will be papers filed as a cross-motion or other papers which must be served upon the plaintiff. Still other papers will be served on … [Read more...]

Who can be a process server in Arkansas?

Initially, sheriffs and certain designated people were the only ones who could serve legal papers. However, in some states, generally anyone who is at least 18 who is not a party to the action will be allowed to serve legal papers.  Despite this general rule, Arkansas has specific rules for who can … [Read more...]

What is the meaning of process serving in Arkansas?

Process serving in Arkansas means to serve legal papers in order to effectuate due process of law. Due process, also referred to as procedural due process, requires the fair treatment of an individual against whom an action is taken. If any court proceedings or actions are brought against an … [Read more...]