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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 […]

Is Your Witness or Defendant Incarcerated?

Serving legal documents to an individual in prison has its challenges. There are several factors that dictate the process, including whether the witness or defendant is in federal or state prison, the level of security and custody level, and the process of the prison housing the individual. Federal Prisons There are four custody levels for […]

Updates to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Just before the new year a handful of changes were made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, many of which directly affect process servers. Amendments were made to Rule 4, 16, and 26, changing the maximum days for service to be completed and removing some restrictions on serving discovery requests. Take a look at the […]

Torri’s Legal Services Served a Protective Order by Email and Text Message

We are excited to share with you that we at Torri’s Legal Services effectuated service through text message and email following a court order last month. This is just one of the ways we offer exceptional services to our clients! Our text message service, a first for us, included 16 images, each a page of […]