Why does each of the United States, DC and Puerto Rico require corporate entities to have a BOC-3 Registered Agent?

Almost every state requires a BOC-3 Registered Agent to serve as an official contact for the business. A BOC-3 Registered Agent is responsible for receiving Service of Process and legal mandates for trucking and transportation entities. All served documents must promptly get relayed them to the correct individuals in charge at the office of the business served. This is where Process Servers enters the mix. Process Servers are the sole third party who are tasked with properly serving legal documents and urgent correspondence to BOC-3 Registered Agents.

How the Wrong BOC-3 Registered Agent Could Cost You Your Lawsuit Before It Begins?

As a nationwide directory with the most experienced Process Server, 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 BOC-3 Registered Agent, with its myriad rules and specific requirements. Any lapse in keeping uniform with the methods of effecting service and the manner it was presented, 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 corporate entity, 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.

Why is an In State BOC3 Registered Agent 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 BOC-3 Registered Agent, regardless of where that company has its physical address, and they need to assure citizens to have easy access to a BOC-3 Registered Agent.

When is a BOC-3 Registered Agent available to accept legal documents?

BOC-3 Registered Agents maintain an office during regular business hours. Most Process Servers will know the hours of availability and serve process accordingly. BOC-3 Registered Agents are usually open Monday through Friday only.

What is included in the BOC-3 Registered Agent process service fees?

Process Servers always provide service of process to BOC-3 Registered Agents for a flat fee. The fee is determined, and only after you agree is your service activated.

How do I get my documents to a Process Server?

MOst Process Servers are a paperless. Process Servers encourage their clients to scan, covert documents into a pdf format, and send them via email. In some extraordinary situations where the page count is voluminous, Process Server will provide you with the address where to send your documents.

How are your BOC-3 Registered Agent Process Serving services paid for?

All payments can be made with most major credit card and for large amounts, wire transfers can be arranged. Please be advised, Process Server require prepayment for anticipated services before services are rendered.

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 BOC-3 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 BOC-3 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 BOC-3 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 Does Due Process mean to a BOC-3 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 corporate entity of their rights by providing them with notice of a lawsuit or legal proceeding filed against them. Proper service of process officially establishes jurisdiction over the corporate entity. After a BOC-3 Registered Agent is properly served, it must notify the corporate entity who they represent as soon as reasonably possible.

How Much Does a BOC-3 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 your Process Server to be there. But for the purposes of answering this question, all process service fees for serving a BOC-3 Registered Agent are upfront flat rate fees and can be easily confirmed with the Process Server you select prior to commencing services.