These fees are for the general public, they are negotiable for bulk. (All rates apply per address)
“Process Service & Skip Tracing
The Peoples Legal Services LLC excels at difficult serves and can find almost anyone who has moved or is hiding.
With access to powerful, restricted databases and numerous public databases together with in the field contacts, nearly anyone can be found.
Add to that our persistence and ingenuity (we won’t easily give up), and service is practically inevitable.
Skip Tracing / Postal Locate / Stake-outs (waiting for subject to arrive to be served)
|Request for forwarding address or box holder information from United States Postal Service|
(if no other searches conducted for skip tracing)
|Base rate to locate person (online database search only – does not include cost of reports and database searches and in-field work)||$75.00|
|Base rate to travel to MVD||$75.00 + cost if any|
|In-field “Sitting” or Waiting” fee is charged at an hourly rate with a two hour minimum in addition to servicing fee rate (shown below)Mileage to and from office (to subjects location)||$65.00/hr + $0.65/mile|
Service of Civil Papers
|Small Claims, Civil Summons & Complaint, Forcible Detainers & most other civil documents||$58.00 + $.65/mile|
+ cost of certified mailing (if necessary applicable)($65.00 min.)($45.00 min on Special or Forcible Detainers)
Service of Writs of Garnishment
|Includes both Earnings and Non-Earnings (within Phoenix metro area)||$75.00 + cost of certified mailing (if applicable)|
Service of Restraining Orders & Notices of Hearing
|Injunctions Against Harassment & Workplace Harassment, Orders of Protection & Notices of Hearing (within Phoenix metro area)||$100.00 (min.) + $1.00 mi. (outside of 15/mi radius from office.|
|Service within three (3) hours of receipt of the documents||add $75.00|
|Emergency same day service||add $50.00|
|Within 48 hours||add $25.00|
Service of Domestic Relations papers (Family Court)
|Divorce papers and most other documents issued by Family Court||$75.00 + $1.00/mile|
Out of State serves
|Process from Arizona to be served in another state–locate out of state process server and make arrangements to send documents for service (price does not include out of state process server’s fee)||$60.00|
Other Documents or services
|Any other types of documents or services not covered in the categories above||Call (602) 680-0900|
All mileage is figured to and from our office located at 3219 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018.
Injunctions Against Harassment or Orders of Protection are charged a flat rate of $100.00 for 3 attempts within a 15/mi radius from our office.
Emergency / Special Rush (first attempt made within three hours – add $100.00
Same Day Service & Weekend Service – add $50.00
Within 48 hours (not including the weekend) – add $25.00
If sitting/waiting at the subject address is necessary you will be contacted for consent before it is commenced.
This is in addition to the other fees charged for service of process.
- Whenever possible, attempted service of the documents will begin within three business days of their receipt.
However, in most cases we will attempt the service of process within 7-10 days.
- We will call you when we have a status update. You do not need to call to follow up with us.
- Three attempts will be provided for the fee charged.
- A courtesy call will be provided to let you know when the documents have been served.
- The original proof of service will be promptly returned to you for you to file with the court, or it will be filed with the court if the
court is located in Maricopa County, Arizona and a copy will be sent to you. It is the client’s responsibility to verify the “Proof of Service” with the appropriate court prior to the court date.
Please feel free to contact Peoples Legal Services, either by e-mail or text or phone, if you have any questions regarding our rates or any special service needs to discuss.”