Billing and Fees for Serving USDC Summons upon a Defendant
A. C. E., Inc. requires all USDC District Court Summons Services are paid in advance. All service fees are agreed to in writing before services are rendered. Should service requests need to be modified, which will necessitate altering fees, an amended confirmation and authorization must be in writing. Summons services are billed on a flat fee basis per defendant and per address. All billing relating to service of a USDC Summons incorporates the actual service fee and fees to print copies of or when you send us your service packet by email. Initial consultations to plan the service of your summons are always Pro Bono and are by appointment only.
ROUTINE USDC SUMMONS SERVICE - Summons Services are provided with a week to ten days
The fee we quote you is determined by the location (zip code) where services are to be effectuated and by your required timing. Fees start a 50.00 but will vary according to mileage and location of the defendant. Remote and urban areas are subject to additional services fees.
RUSH USDC SUMMONS SERVICE - Summons Services are provided with 2-3 Days
The Fee for RUSH services are available 365 days a year 24 hours a day and are billed at double the Routine fee. Fees start at 100.00 but will vary according to mileage and the location of the defendant. Remote and urban areas are subject to additional service fee.
SAME DAY Summons SERVICE - Summon Service are provide within 24 hours, sometimes even within hours.
The Fee for Same Day Service requests are billed at triple the Rush fee. Fees start a 195.00 but will vary according to mileage and location of the defendant. Remote and urban areas are subject to additional services fees.
All services must be prepaid in advance of services. Payment is made by credit card or by law firm check. Services are billed by address we visit and how many service requests are to be performed at each address.
SPECIAL TIMED AND OR ELUSIVE DEFENDANT SERVICES
Special Summons Serving Services are handled entirely as a special project and are designed to be performed in a manner that is different than typical process serving services. Special requests typically involve unique places, dates and times and may be performed before or after normal hours of operations.
You agree, when you send us your request, the address where you send us to is entirely your responsibility. If the address is wrong, improperly listed, typed or transposed improperly, cannot be found, is vacant and or no longer exists, etc. (bad address) the fee you paid in advance is not refundable. We do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of addresses provided, unless we are retained to do so. We charge additional fees for second and or alternate addresses or locations.
ALL DISTRICT COURT SUMMONS SERVICE FEES DO NOT INCLUDE ADD ON SERVICES, EXPENSES, MILEAGE, TRAVEL OR WAIT TIME.