Private Investigators/Detectives - Under-estimated and Under-used ? A simple, yet comprehensive definition of a private investigator is ' an individual who either runs or is employed by a business which provides investigative services for a fee'. However contrary to popular belief the army of 'love-tug' detectives who pry into the private lives of respectable citizens and relax in grungy offices are going fast. Sad in a way some might say as it makes for good TV and films. However professional investigators should not rely on modern technology alone and some of the long established "gumshoe" skills along with lateral thinking are still essential qualities in the modern investigator. 

PI-SIA Process Servers servers deliver (serve) legal documents to a defendant or individual involved in a court case: serving your documents promptly and in accordance with CPR rules. serving the papers in accordance with your special instructions. ensuring all Data Protection and Human Rights legislation is adhered to. We operate a fixed fee process serving facility within the limits of Portsea Island which includes all mileage, out of hours attendances and administration. The PRICE agreed prior to instruction is the price you will pay. 

How much does a process server cost UK?

Process Server operates in a completely different field to a solicitor and working in the process server industry requires a different skill set and qualifications. You'll be pleased to hear that in 2020 the average cost of a fixed fee process server in the UK is currently between £100 and £200.

We offer an exemplary service that is cost effective and realistic and results in repeat instructions from our clients. All supporting documents are completed in accordance with the current CPR guidelines. Our local Process Server regularly serve the following documents: Statutory Demands, Bankruptcy Petitions, Winding Up Petitions, Court Orders, Divorce Papers, Family Papers, Claims Forms, Injunctions to name but a few - anything not listed please ring
To compliment our Hampshire  and <isle of Wight Process Serving we also provide International investigations and process serving specialising in Africa . France and Spain.

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