Serving the unreachable: One Legal’s Special/Stakeout service to the rescue 

Service Of Process Stakeout Service
Introducing a new and improved service level for service of process, learn how One Legal has made it easier than ever to serve even the hardest-to-reach people.

Let’s face it: trying to serve legal documents to someone who’s always on the move, high-profile, or purposefully evasive is like trying to catch a shadow.

These individuals, whether they’re bustling from one high-stakes meeting to another, employing tactics to dodge service, or just incredibly busy, make the already challenging task of process serving seem nearly impossible.

It’s precisely for these challenging situations that One Legal has rolled out a new feature: the Special/Stakeout service level. 

This service is designed for when you know that catching your subject at just the right moment is your best shot.

Whether it’s nailing down that high flyer with a packed-out calendar or staying one step ahead of someone who’s trying their best to stay off the radar, the Special/Stakeout service level is your strategic ally.

Here’s how it brings a new edge to the classic service of process game of cat and mouse. 

How Special/Stakeout works

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to utilize this innovative service: 

1. Selecting the service

When you’re ready to place a service of process order through One Legal, you’ll notice an additional option: the Special/Stakeout service level. This is your go-to choice for instances where the usual service methods don’t quite cut it.

It’s tailored for situations that require a bit more strategy and patience—perfect for those elusive targets. 

2. Scheduling your serve

After choosing the Special/Stakeout service level, the next step is to specify the logistics. You’ll be asked to provide a date and either an exact time or a time window for when you believe the service attempt will be most successful.

This level of detail allows our team to coordinate with process servers who are best equipped to handle your specific needs, ensuring a targeted approach. 

3. Understanding pricing and consent

Given the bespoke nature of stakeout services, pricing is quoted on a case-by-case basis. Generally, costs will range between $50 and $100 per hour on top of the standard service of process charge, reflecting the additional effort and time required for these specialized serves.

Importantly, we prioritize transparency and will always seek your consent before proceeding. This means you’ll have a clear understanding of the costs involved, ensuring there are no surprises. 

What happens next?

Once you’ve submitted your Special/Stakeout service request, our team springs into action. We review the details of your order and work diligently to assign it to a local process server who has the experience and resources necessary for stakeout services.

Our process servers are equipped with the latest technology to provide real-time updates from the field. Every attempt is documented with photos, timestamps, and GPS coordinates, offering you a comprehensive view of the efforts made. 

This meticulous documentation ensures that you have all the information you need for peace of mind and legal compliance. It’s not just about attempting to serve; it’s about providing you with a transparent, accountable process that you can trust. 

Why you’re going to love Special/Stakeout

This isn’t just about adding another option to your toolkit; it’s about giving you the power to tackle even the most daunting serves with confidence. It’s part of our commitment to not just keep up with your needs but to anticipate them, offering solutions that are as innovative as they are effective. 

And the best part? This is just the beginning. We’re always listening, learning, and evolving our services to make sure you’ve got the best possible support on your side.

The Special/Stakeout service level is a big step forward, but we’re already dreaming up the next big things to help you work smarter, not harder. 

We can’t wait to hear what you think and how we can continue to serve you better.

Thanks for choosing One Legal — together, we’re making the legal process a little less complicated, one serve at a time.

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