Blog

Skip tracing – What is it?

Skip tracing is, quite simply, tracking down people. Whether a person has changed his or her name, moved to a different state, or just doesn’t answer any letters or phone calls, skip tracing services can help track down these hard-to-find individuals. Large amounts of information about an individual is gathered, verified, and analyzed in an […]

Torri’s Webinar on Creating Bulletproof Affidavits

Torri and her team had the privileged opportunity to create a presentation for our colleagues and friends at Serve Now. We discussed affidavits, how to write them, how to get them notarized, and what the legal process is when from start to finish.  Our customers rely on us to produce legible, professional affidavits that will […]

New Genealogical Services!

Torri’s Legal Services accommodates the needs of its clients. Therefore we at Torri’s Legal Services are particularly excited to announce the expansion of our genealogy division. We have been performing genealogy and forensic genealogy services for several years now and requests for such service from our clients has grown. While researching a family history has become easier […]

IRS Whistleblower Office celebrates 10th anniversary

The IRS Whistleblower Office is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The office was created under the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 to oversee the IRS Whistleblower Program. The Whistleblower Program assists the IRS with ensuring enforcement of IRS regulations and taxpayer compliance. What is a Whistleblower? “Whistleblower” is a generic term […]

Torri’s Legal Services Has Joined the National Capital Area Paralegal Association

Torri’s Legal Services is pleased to announce that we have joined NCAPA, the National Capital Area Paralegal Association. We’ve found that this is a great way to connect with our clients and the legal community in the Washington, D.C. area, and are excited to continue to provide excellent services to NCAPA members. NCAPA is a […]

Social media: The new venue for service of process?

When you get that next Facebook or Twitter notification, could you have a summons waiting for you? In recent years, courts have increasingly allowed service of process via social media, but with certain restrictions. More than a decade ago, process service over the internet came to the forefront when service was effectuated on a foreign […]

International Process of Service to SCOTUS

Earlier this year, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Hague Convention authorizes service of process by mail.   What is the Hague Convention? The Hague Service Convention is a multinational treaty adopted at The Hague, The Netherlands, on November 15, 1965. The agreement allows for the service of process from one country to […]

Vote for Torri’s Legal Services as DC’s Top Process Server

The 2016 BEST OF LEGAL TIMES is open for voting! Torri’s Legal Services has been a finalist for the Best Process Server award in Washington, D.C. the past few years and we’re tremendously honored by this. We strive to provide every customer with exceptional service, and hope to take home the #1 spot as best […]

Serving Papers Safely

While the dangers of serving papers are nothing new to process servers, we’ve found that sometimes our clients don’t realize the risks and legal hassles that can result from sending an untrained process server into an emotionally charged situation. There are a few steps both clients and process servers can take to ensure that documents […]

Wacky State Laws

After 25 years of experience we’ve learned that all states have crazy laws. We do a lot of out-of-state service of process, which requires us to familiarize ourselves with the laws in many states. Sometimes we run into some odd ones, so we thought we’d share some of the wackiest laws we’ve seen. • Any […]