What is an Affidavit of Service or Proof of Service?


What is an Affidavit of Service or Proof of Service

An Affidavit of Service – additionally called a Proof of Service – is a critical report furnished with the aid of registered process servers once they have correctly served files to someone. This affidavit is a testimony signed by the process server detailing the service information (time of service, date of service, the manner of service, the identity of defendant, list of papers served, and any other pertinent job details). Even if the method server isn’t capable of serve the individual, the affidavit may be used to show due diligence.

Affidavit of Due Diligence 


Using an Affidavit of Due Diligence, the server can display that she or he made diligent attempts to serve the named individuals. This Affidavit of Due Diligence may also provide insight and possible motives why a defendant is avoiding or evading service. Affidavit of Due Diligence suggests you made diligent attempts through a process server to inform the opposite party of your ongoing legal case/ proceedings.


“The Process Server’s Affidavit helped my case in court when the judge asked about the specifics of the service. It was clear, consice, and to the point.”

– HeNRY Wilbur 

How to Get an Affidavit

There are a variety of sources where you can get a blank affidavit form depending on the intended purpose of the form in question. Official paperwork can be found by visiting local courts or sometimes court websites. 




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