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We see that you need to hire a Wisconsin process server, wait no longer! Click on the "Get Started" button below to started the process by completing the order form.

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Note: The Court of Juridiction dictates the amount of time or the life of the court documents. Some jurisdictions, like the District of Columbia  grant the process servers up to 180 days to serve a paper. We are an agency that follow the instructions of the court.


Serving court documents anywhere in Maryland

80.00 to 150.00

3 attempts made with 5 7 days


Additional to standard cost, with 3 attempts, first attempt with in 48 hours


Total cost with 3 attempts, first attempt made same day.


Constable Staff SecretaryBy Hiring Our Trained Process Servers Online You Get Fast And Easy Delivery Of Your Affidavits, Subpoena, Or Summons

With our commitment to excellence and cost-effectiveness, Wisconsin Court Process Servers strive to provide the highest level of service at competitive rates. When you choose our professional process servers in Wisconsin, you can trust that your legal documents are in capable hands, ensuring a smooth and successful process. .

PROCESS SERVINGWith the Use of Highly Trained & Experienced Professional Process Servers Legal Firms Can Ensure They’re Getting The Best for Their Money

Our Wisconsin Process Servers are a national process serving company under Constable Court Services that has a 96% execution rate with service of process within WI. This task making us the premier choice for serving documents nationwide. Note: Weather effects the mission with service of process in Wisconsin.

Hire A Wisonsin Process Server Near Me With The Best Rates And Easy Process To Get You Started Today.

Our affordable process servers in Wisconsin are your greatest investment because we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service that offers the best buy for your money. We understand the importance of efficient and reliable delivery of legal documents, and our expert process servers in Wisconsin  are dedicated to ensuring that every document is served accurately and promptly.  

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what are the key requirements to ensure proper service of process in wisconsin

Method of Service
    • Personal Service: The most preferred method is personal delivery of the summons and complaint to the defendant. This method is considered the most reliable way to ensure the defendant receives notice.
    • Substituted Service: If personal service is not possible, substituted service can be used. This involves leaving the summons and complaint with a competent family member or a resident at the defendant’s usual place of abode who is at least 14 years old.
    • Service by Publication: When the defendant cannot be located after diligent effort, service by publication in a newspaper is allowed. This requires court approval and specific steps to demonstrate that all reasonable efforts to locate the defendant were made.
  • The individual who serves the process must complete an affidavit of service (also known as a return of service), detailing how, when, and where the documents were served. This affidavit is then filed with the court.
  • The summons and complaint must be served within 90 days after filing the lawsuit. If the defendant is served outside of Wisconsin, the time for answering the complaint extends to 45 days, compared to 20 days if served within the state.
  • Corporations: Service upon a corporation is made by delivering the documents to an officer, director, or managing agent, or by leaving the papers at the office with a person in charge.
  • Minors and Incompetent Persons: Service must be made on the person’s guardian or another appropriate representative.
  • Government Entities: Special rules apply for serving government entities, which often involve serving specific officers or agents designated by statute.
  • Service by mail is permissible in certain circumstances, but it requires a follow-up to ensure receipt, such as a return receipt requested via certified mail.
  • When serving someone outside Wisconsin, the process must comply with both Wisconsin laws and the laws of the state where the service is carried out.
  • When serving someone outside Wisconsin, the process must comply with both Wisconsin laws and the laws of the state where the service is carried out.
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frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of hiring a process server in Wisconsin can vary based on several factors, including the location, the urgency of the service, and any special requirements for the service. Generally, you can expect the following price ranges:

  1. Standard Service:

    • For routine service, the cost typically ranges from $80 to $100. This fee usually covers the attempt to serve the documents within a standard time frame (e.g., within 5-7 days).
  2. Rush Service:

    • If you require expedited service, the fee can increase significantly, often ranging from $75 to $150. Rush service usually means the documents will be served within 24 to 48 hours.
  3. Multiple Attempts:

    • Most process servers include a set number of attempts (often three) within their standard fee. Additional attempts beyond this may incur extra charges, typically ranging from $20 to $40 per additional attempt.

In Wisconsin, the rules for serving legal papers are outlined in the Wisconsin Statutes and court rules. Generally, service of process must be carried out in a manner that ensures the defendant receives actual notice of the proceedings. Here are the key points about serving papers in Wisconsin:

  1. Personal Service: The preferred method is personal service, where the process server hands the documents directly to the defendant.

  2. Substitute Service: If personal service is not possible, the process server can leave the documents with a competent family member or adult residing at the defendant’s usual place of abode.

  3. Mail Service: In some cases, the documents can be mailed, usually by certified or registered mail, especially in civil cases where personal service isn’t feasible.

  4. Affidavit of Attempted Service: If the process server has made diligent efforts to serve the documents but was unsuccessful, they may file an affidavit detailing their attempts.

  5. Posting and Mailing: As a last resort, and with court approval, the documents can be posted in a conspicuous place at the defendant’s residence and a copy mailed to them.

Leaving papers at the door without following the proper procedures does not typically constitute valid service in Wisconsin. The court may not consider such service effective, and it could potentially delay legal proceedings.

In Wisconsin, a process server can be anyone who meets certain requirements, though specific qualifications and limitations apply. Here are the general rules:

  1. Age Requirement: The process server must be at least 18 years old.
  2. Not a Party to the Case: The person serving the documents cannot be a party involved in the case.
  3. Sheriff or Deputy: Process servers can be county sheriffs or their deputies.
  4. Private Process Servers: Private individuals or companies offering process serving services can also serve documents, provided they meet the age and non-party requirements.

There is no specific licensing requirement for private process servers in Wisconsin, unlike in some other states. However, they must follow the rules and procedures set out by Wisconsin law for service of process to ensure that service is legally valid.

The duties of a process server in Wisconsin involve delivering legal documents to parties involved in court proceedings to ensure they receive proper notice. Here are the key duties and responsibilities:

  1. Delivering Legal Documents: Process servers are responsible for delivering various types of legal documents, including summons, complaints, subpoenas, writs, and other court orders.

  2. Understanding and Following Legal Procedures: They must be knowledgeable about the Wisconsin Statutes and court rules regarding the service of process. This includes knowing who can be served and the acceptable methods of service.

  3. Attempting Personal Service: The primary duty is to attempt personal service, where the documents are handed directly to the individual named in them.

  4. Substitute Service: If personal service is not possible, process servers may leave the documents with a competent family member or adult residing at the defendant’s usual place of abode, or follow other permissible methods under Wisconsin law.

  5. Affidavit of Service: After successfully serving the documents, the process server must complete an affidavit of service (or proof of service) detailing when, where, and how the documents were served. This affidavit is filed with the court to provide proof that service has been completed.

  6. Diligent Effort: If initial attempts at service are unsuccessful, process servers must make diligent efforts to locate and serve the individual. This may involve multiple attempts at different times and locations.

  7. Following Court Orders: In cases where traditional service methods fail, the court may order alternative service methods, such as posting the documents in a conspicuous place or publishing a notice in a newspaper. Process servers must follow these orders precisely.

  8. Maintaining Confidentiality and Professionalism: Process servers must handle documents and interactions with professionalism and maintain confidentiality regarding the legal matters they are involved with.

  9. Handling Special Situations: Process servers may need to deal with evasive or hostile individuals and must do so in a manner that is safe, legal, and respectful, ensuring that the service process is not compromised.

  10. Recording Attempts: Keeping detailed records of all attempts to serve the documents, including dates, times, locations, and descriptions of interactions or observations, is essential for providing evidence in court if needed.

By fulfilling these duties, process servers help ensure that due process is upheld, and parties involved in legal proceedings are properly notified, enabling the legal process to proceed fairly and efficiently.



When doing business with Constable Court Services your documents go through a very rigourious 6 step process before your documents are filed with the court and returned to you?

Process 1

Prepare the Documents: Ensure that all legal documents are properly prepared and contain the necessary information, including the recipient's name and address, details of the case, and the purpose of the service.

Process 2

Identify the Recipient's Location: Accurately determine the location of the person or party to be served, making sure you have the correct address or contact information.

Process 3

Choose a Qualified Process Server: Select a qualified and experienced process server who is knowledgeable about the legal requirements in your jurisdiction. per your preference.

Process 4

Serve the Documents: The process server personally delivers the legal documents to the recipient, ensuring that they understand the significance of the documents.

process 5

Complete Proof of Service: After service, the process server fills out and signs a proof of service or affidavit of service form, detailing how and when the documents were served.

Process 6

File the Proof of Service: The proof of service is filed with the court to officially record that service was completed. This document is essential for the legal proceedings to move forward.

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  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Green Bay
  • Kenosha
  • Racine
  • Appleton
  • Waukesha
  • Oshkosh
  • Eau Claire
  • Janesville
  • West Allis
  • La Crosse
  • Sheboygan
  • Wauwatosa
  • Fond du Lac
  • New Berlin
  • Brookfield
  • Wausau
  • Beloit
  • Greenfield
  • Menomonee Falls
  • Franklin
  • Oak Creek
  • Manitowac
  • West Bend
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Process servers play a vital role in the legal system by ensuring that individuals receive legal notice and have the opportunity to respond to legal actions. If you are involved in a legal case and need to serve documents, it’s essential to hire a professional and experienced process server to ensure that the service is conducted accurately and in compliance with legal requirements.

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