Our experts can assist you with serving your initial pleadings abroad in compliance with the Hague Convention on Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters of 1965.
To ensure compliance with all relevant rules for service in foreign countries, it is imperative to have an understanding of the legal system of the receiving country’s legal framework for service.
Letters Rogatory are the customary means of obtaining judicial assistance from overseas in the absence of a treaty or other agreement. They are transmitted through diplomatic channels.
Many countries in South and Central America are members to this Treaty. When this is the case, a Request Letter is prepared by our agents and sent to the company that the US Department of Justice has hired to be the US Central Authority.
Service by email or social media platforms are allowed, however, it is discretionary with the originating court. Our agents will help you with providing the documents you need to obtain the required court order.
If you are unsure about the exact location of the person or entity you are trying to serve, our investigators will conduct a skip trace to find a valid address that can be used to attempt a formal or informal service.