Snohomish County Process Servers does not provide legal advise. The information provided is not to be considered as and cannot be a substitute for legal advise. All liability is therefore excluded. Since this also applies to the contents of external websites to which links may be placed on this site and over which Snohomish County Process Servers has no influence, Snohomish County Process Servers also excludes all liability for the content of such websites to which links are placed on this site.
Published rates are subject to change and current rates may differ from rates communicated previously or that are otherwise publicized. Snohomish County Process Servers cannot and does not guarantee the results of any service ordered or the time required to complete the order. Time sensitive orders may require rescheduling of the court date, amendments, or other modifications. All declarations, letters, evidence of any kind, including GPS, photographic, and video evidence, is an additional service provided, if available, and said services are subject to additional fees.
All orders for service are for three (3) attempts per address, per action, and per subject. Additional attempts are subject to additional fees. Additional addresses are subject to additional fees. Additional parties (subjects) are processed independently. Mileage may apply on all orders. Orders requiring service within two (2) weeks are considered Rush, Expedited, or an Emergency Service, and are subject to additional fees. All orders requiring the printing of more than forty (40) pages are subject to additional printing related fees.
No refunds will be made after an order is placed. Fee’s will not be waived for cancellations once an order is placed. Delinquent accounts are subject to additional fees beyond the principal balance, including late fees, collection costs, legal costs, and attorney’s fees. Delinquent accounts are subject to be assigned to a collection agency, credit reporting, and legal action.
Snohomish County Process Servers offers updates on cases pending service for a fee. The case management process is a time intensive process, and requests for updates on cases pending service, prior to a final disposition having been reached or determined by our organization, is an action that hinders our ability to conduct business efficiently, and effectively provide quality services to all of our clients. To review the discounted update packages that we offer to bulk placement clients, please visit our Fee’s page for more information.
All commercial orders are subject to RCW 19.16.250, et seq., and specifically, RCW 19.16.250 (21). RCW 19.16.250 (21) permits the assessment of up to 35% of the principal balance of a commercial account assigned for collection, and other fees as permitted by law. The placement of an order constitutes client’s agreement to the Terms and Conditions set forth herein.
Use of Logo
All other rights are reserved by the Snohomish County Process Servers company. Any individual making unauthorized copies or downloading any material from this website will be subject to the penalties as set forth in federal and state copyright laws. Links to the public areas of SnohomishCountyPS.com, SnohomishCountyProcessServers.com, and other websites maintained by Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC, are permitted with permission. Links to materials in the password-protected areas of said websites are not allowed, and Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC, reserves the right to revoke permission to link to any or all websites. Violations will result in civil prosecution.
Personal Information and Usage
Notice to Volume Based Case Placement Subscribers
Nothing contained in this section of the legal notice page shall be considered to modify, minimize, negate in any capacity, or otherwise nullify any other section provided herein.
Procedural Aspects of Service
Snohomish County Process Servers will serve process pursuant to the laws of the State of Washington, in accordance with the Washington State Court Rules of Civil and of Criminal Procedure, and whenever applicable, pursuant to the local rules of the relevant jurisdiction. Snohomish County Process Servers will not negotiate with regard to the manner in which service can be declared, as the statutes of the State of Washington clearly set forth the procedures necessary to effectuate service. When in the field and operating in the capacity of a process-server attempting to serve process for a court of the United States, our process servers are the only person capable of making a determination as to whether or not the law and civil rules permit service to be made, and if so, in what manner it shall be made. No person, regardless of licensing credentials or academic degrees held, and regardless of the volume of business that they assign, shall instruct our organization as to whether service will be declared, and if so how it shall be declared, nor shall any other person or entity control the words in which we use in the actual declarations – affidavits – certificates – proofs, prepared for submission to the courts, nor in the title of the declarations, as they will be titled appropriately by our organization, by self preparation, or by direction to your firm or agency, for preparation purposes.
Once a case has been assigned to our office for the purposes of effectuating service, fees are due and shall not be waived, regardless of a cancellation, or for any other reason. The mere act of processing case assignments, constitutes an action on our part to facilitate Subscriber’s request, with or without service of process having been attempted or effectuated, and services are considered rendered, upon commencement of the data entry process.
Non-payment by the agreed upon due date, will subject Subscribers account to an immediate hold, at the discretion of the Snohomish County Process Servers company. Snohomish County Process Servers may at anytime, request that the Subscriber submit a deposit, prior to processing their claims. A deposit may be required if the Subscriber has not submitted a timely payment, or for other reasons determined solely at the discretion of the Snohomish County Process Servers company. A late fee of twenty-five dollars per case and per invoice, may be assessed for every fourteen (14) days of delinquency, or at the discretion of the Snohomish County Process Servers company, on the first day of the month following the month of delinquency.
Subscriber agrees to and acknowledges that delinquent accounts are, in addition to delinquency fees, subject to collection action, and that each transaction is subject to RCW 19.16.250 (21) if collection actions are taken. Collection actions may include assigning an outstanding account to a commercial collection agency for civil enforcement and credit reporting actions, as well as litigation for the purposes of collecting on unpaid receivables.
Subscribers further agree that if litigation is necessitated, all proceedings shall be held in the County of Snohomish, State of Washington.
Requests for service to be attempted and effectuated within a certain period of time may be made, and Snohomish County Process Servers will make every effort to accommodate such requests as a courtesy, whenever feasible. However, while the Subscriber may refer to this time designation as a deadline, cut-off, due date, or with other similar terms, it shall not be treated as anymore than a request. As set forth herein, Snohomish County Process Servers makes no guarantees, whatsoever, as to whether or not service can or cannot, or will or will not be effectuated, and does not and cannot guarantee any time frame in which service will be attempted or effectuated. Subscriber assigns cases to Snohomish County Process Servers with the understanding that we will process their claims as promptly as possible and without guarantee of time frame in which services will be completed. Subscriber may request that efforts be terminated or otherwise cancelled on a case that they have assigned, however, Subscriber does so knowing that fees are due for said cancellation, and without further discount.
Electronic Records – Field Sheets – Service Notes
Snohomish County Process Servers may or may not use field sheets / service note forms / or electronic data recording tools (Smartphone Applications),offered or provided to our organization. However, in the event that Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC, does so in one instance, occasionally, or regularly, at no time shall such use of Subscriber’s forms or data applications constitute an agreement to do so, to do so regularly, or otherwise be construed as a duty or obligation to do so. Nor shall non-use of said, constitute a breach of any agreement entered into, verbally or in written form, by Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC. Snohomish County Process Servers will not be bound to use any forms or electronic media or applications that are not produced by or otherwise regularly employed by and for, Snohomish County Process Servers. Use of such forms, media, and applications, offered or provided to Snohomish County Process Servers by Subscriber, if utilized, is a voluntary act, done so as a courtesy, and at no time shall be considered a requirement of Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC.
Photographic evidence will not be provided to Volume Based Case Placement Subscribers. Snohomish County Process Servers has no duty to do so and shall not be expected to do so. Snohomish County Process Servers is not responsible for record keeping beyond the date, time, and address, relevant to when service is effectuated in a case. Neither the laws of the State of Washington, nor does the Washington State Court Rules of Civil Procedure establish any duty to do so, nor shall any expectation to do so be asserted by Subscriber. Snohomish County Process Servers shall not be expected to fulfill the record keeping procedures of another organization, or in any other capacity beyond that which is standard operating procedure for Snohomish County Process Servers, of which, Snohomish County Process Servers, LLC, possesses the exclusive privilege for establishing.
Services other than the attempted effectuation of service of process are not subject to any special discounts or set offs other than that which is agreed to by way of signed written agreement between Snohomish County Process Servers and Subscriber. All services outside or otherwise separate from the effectuation of service of process, will be provided at Subscriber’s request, and will be subject to our published rates, unless otherwise agreed to by Snohomish County Process Servers in a signed written agreement. Volume Based Placement Subscriber’s who are granted a discounted rate in exchange for and otherwise based upon an agreed upon and promised amount of cases to be assigned to our office monthly, are not entitled to nor shall be granted any special privileges other than that which is specifically set forth by way of written agreement signed by officers of each entity.
Snohomish County Process Servers offers updates on cases pending service for a fee. The case management process is a time intensive process, and requests for updates on cases pending service, prior to a final disposition having been reached or determined by our organization, is an action that hinders our ability to conduct business efficiently, and effectively provide quality services to all of our clients.
For Subscriber’s that would like to obtain periodic updates on the status of a pending case assignment, we provide a few options to choose from, and do so at the lowest rates available.
To enroll in a Status Update Package, with a discounted rate, please view our Fees page, make sure that you’ve registered with our website, and place your order.