When service of process was first instituted, it was performed by sheriffs, deputies or agents of the court. As you can imagine, this became a burden on law enforcement and the law changed. In some states any US citizen that is not a party to the case, who is over 18 years of age and residing in the state where the matter is to be tried, can serve papers.
Process Serving laws differ from state to state and are subject to change. There are also States that require that a Process Server to be licensed and registered with the county, while others require individuals to be Bonded. To know for sure, call us Toll FREE at 1 800 228 0484 or find us at dueprocesusa.com and we'll be to answer this any other questions that you may have about Process Serving and Skip Tracing.