Someone was knocking at the door and I’d barely heard it in my sleep. The muffled sounds persisted through the house, rounding corners, down the hall, into my room. We were all asleep and the house was quiet . . . until faint knocking, late one night.
This article is my opinion, and not legal advice. I am a judgment broker, and am not a lawyer. If you ever need any legal advice or a strategy to use, please contact a lawyer.
Sometimes, the attorneys have scheduling conflicts that prevent scheduled depositions from going forward. Sometimes one lawyer is on trial on another matter and cannot attend a particular deposition. Other times the witness who is scheduled to be questioned may not be available and their deposition needs to be re-scheduled. Attorneys frequently acknowledge this possibility and give courtesies to their adversaries when possible. Sometimes it is simply not possible and arguments arise between the attorneys and the Court is needed to intervene. Sometimes the delay may be intentional and the Court’s assistance is required to resolve the issue.
The wife was devastated, but glad the friend had told her. She was angry that the husband had kept her in the dark about this and she was now afraid that she would hear a knock on the door one day and find a civil Process Server 101 with divorce papers.
After your debtor’s judgment gets attached by a Sheriff levy, there could be a settlement offer, that may get you paid. Usually, debtors do not pay after their settlement offers; so you will then have to pay a Sheriff to sell your debtor’s judgment at an auction, which might get you paid something. You might want to attend the auction, and use your judgment to credit bid, to be the high bidder and pay, so you will own your judgment debtor’s judgment. Usually, there is not very much demand for judgments at auctions.
As quick as I’d fallen asleep, I was startled awake! Gasping in fear, I sat up to listen, straining to hear over deafening throbs of my own accelerated heart beats. I paused-in-wait, frantically searching for the slightest audible confirmations. Groping through an array of possible scenarios, the only explanation I had was waking to a mild earthquake, commonplace in California.
The best thing a person can do in order to gain clientele is learn the civil rules of procedure for your state. It will impress an attorney greatly to know that you know the law in regards to legal process serving. If you follow these few steps, you will be on your way to becoming a process server.