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A BLOG ABOUT BEING A PROCESS SERVER IN ROCHESTER, NY

Evictions

14 Day Notice to Pay 📅

When a Tenant Fails to Pay 💵

In New York State, Property Managers and owners can execute a 14 Day Notice to Pay "in-house" and be ready to move forward (if necessary) with the help of a Professional Process Server.

Serving a 14 Day Notice in New York State requires a Process Server to make up to three (3) attempts, on three (3) different days, at three (3) different times of day. Service may begin after the fifth (5th) day of delinquency. USPS First Class and Certified Mail may also be required.

Proof of Service and a notarized Affidavit of Service are also included.

Notice of Petition ⚖️

When a Tenant Refuses to Pay 🚫

Should the fourteen (14) days expire without payment, a Notice of Petition must be filed and Served. This will again require a Process Server make up to three (3) attempts, on three (3) different days, at three (3) different times of day.

Within the City of Rochester, paperwork must be submitted and the fee paid before Service may begin, while surrounding areas provide a court date and collect the fee after Service is complete.

Service must occur between seventeen (17) and ten (10) days before the scheduled court date. USPS First Class and Certified Mail may also be required.

Proof of Service and a notarized Affidavit of Service are also included, and must be filed with the court upon completion.