What documents can be served by a process server?

Region: Ontario Answer # 3006

While the most common documents served by a process server are often related to Small Claims actions, such as a Plaintiff’s Claim or Statement of Claim, they also serve documents related to Family Court and Civil Court actions, as well as many other legal matters.

A process server can serve:

  • Custody documents
  • Child support
  • Visitation papers
  • Divorce documents
  • Foreclosure documents
  • Eviction notices
  • Termination of Tenancy forms
  • Landlord and tenant documents
  • Bank levies
  • Notice of Action
  • Notice of Motion
  • Notice of Examination
  • Financial statements
  • Conference Notice
  • Third Party Claim
  • Statement of Defence
  • Defendant’s Claim
  • Counterclaim
  • Subpoenas
  • Judgments
  • Summons and complaints
  • Motion records
  • Affidavits
  • Notice of Application
  • Summons to Witness
  • Notice of Contempt
  • Garnishment, and
  • others



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