About Us

 

S4 Process Service LLC provides quality work at a fair price.  Bruce Madison is the owner of S4 Process Service.  He has over 27 years combined service in law enforcement, military, and insurance claim fraud investigations.  Licensed, bonded and insured, S4 ensures accurate, timely and professional service for all of your process service needs.

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Note: S4 Process Service LLC is neither a law firm nor a paralegal firm. No legal advice is given or permitted by law.

Services Provided

 

  • Documents served – all cases, all courts

    • Civil summons and complaints
    • Small claims
    • Divorce documents
    • Forcible detainer / evictions
    • Garnishments
    • Guardianship
    • Child support paperwork
    • Restraining / protection orders
    • Subpoenas
    • Order to show cause
    • Much more!
  • Service at correctional facilities

  • Skip/trace locating

  • Stake out services

  • Courtroom and expert witness testimony

  • Rush, emergency and weekend service available


Don’t be Fooled by Teaser Rates!

When it comes to pricing, don’t be fooled by “teaser rates” typically offered by other service processors. With S4 Process Service, there aren’t any hidden fees! Ask about active/inactive military discounts. Please contact us for a customized quotation.

Cash, certified check and most major credit cards accepted.

Regular Service Fees

Region 1:  $67

Includes up to four (4) service attempts.

Region 2:  $75

Includes up to four (4) service attempts.

Costs shown above are generalizations. Please contact us for an accurate, obligation-free quote for all Regions, including those not shown.

 

Rush Service: $40

Add rush fee to regular service fee if first attempt to serve is required within 24 hours.

Emergency Service: $60

Add emergency fee to regular service fee if first attempt to serve is required within 4 hours.  Note that same-day service is not available in all Regions.

Incoming Request Beyond Arizona State Lines: $24

This is an additional fee for incoming service requests from beyond Arizona state lines.

Outgoing Request Beyond Arizona State Lines: $60

This is an additional fee for requests to serve documents beyond Arizona state lines. Fee includes contact of out-of-state process server and arrangement of document delivery. NOTE: Fee does NOT include out-of-state process server’s fee.

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Additional Serve / Affidavit at Same Address – 50% of Document Servicing Costs

Weekend Serve – $40 Additional

Weekday Serve Prior to 7am to After 9pm – $40 Additional

“Landlord Special” – $50 per eviction notice served

Pricing Includes

  • Four (4) attempts to serve.  Whenever possible, the first service of documents will initiate within three (3) business days of assignment.
  • Prompt notice of completed serve or obstacles to the serve will be made to you.  The original Affidavit of Service will be promptly returned to you for court filing. Or, if requested, it will be filed directly with the court if located in Maricopa County, Arizona and a copy will be sent to you.
  • All fees are based on service to one person at the address quoted.  Additional fees may apply to serve more than one person at the address quoted and/or to serve at secondary or alternate address(es) beyond the address initially quoted.
  • NOTE:  Only one (1) attempt is needed for evictions / special detainers as they can be served by posting and certified mail if needed. Completion of first attempt guaranteed by the end of the next business day from receipt of documents, or the next attempt is free.

Special Service and Provisions

 

Restraining & Protection Orders – $100

Sensitive and frequent dangers are standard with these service types.  Rush and Emergency rates apply.

Service at Correctional Facilities – $75

Fee includes one (1) hour wait time at State and Federal correctional facilities including Maricopa County jail facilities. Additional “wait time” will be billed at $30 each half-hour or portion thereof.

Stake Out

When asked to wait at a designated location in anticipation that the person to be served will arrive, “wait time” will be billed at $30 each half-hour or portion thereof.

Skip Trace / Locate*

Rates vary, depending on level of service. Neighborhood canvas / United States Postal Service forwarding address is $30.

* Rates are for online search fees only, using restricted access sites.  Rates do not include report costs, database searches, or in-field investigations; up to three (3) hours at $100 plus search fees.


Court Filing Rates

 

Phoenix Metro

  • $25 initial filing fee plus $12.50 each additional.
  • 5% upfront funding fee.
  • $35 additional for same day filing required and received after 1pm.

Mesa, Maricopa, Apache Junction and Buckeye

  • $45 initial fee plus $12.50 each additional.
  • 5% upfront funding fee.
  • $35 additional for same day filing required and received after 1pm.

For your convenience, documents may be emailed to the process server or pick-up service arranged.  First 30 prints are no charge, additional prints are $0.50 per page.