We are process service experts ready to serve American Samoa as soon as this week. Start your litigation or move it forward with our American Samoa process service company, Process Server One, offering three decades of experience as American Samoa process servers. Start with a free consultation by filling the forms to the right, or learn more about our American Samoa process servers below.

Process Server One started serving legal documents more than 30 years ago. We’ve aided law firms and state and federal agencies, building close relationships with government officials including members of the U.S. Department of State. By continually serving legal documents abroad, we’ve built expertise with foreign process service laws. And today, Process Server One serves in more than 80 countries with rush service available everywhere.

With offices serving major regions around the world, we are well networked throughout every continent. Process Server One has American Samoa process servers located in both metropolitan and rural areas. Our American Samoa process service company is recommended for their due diligence and staying up to date with 2021’s fastest process service methods.

Our American Samoa process servers keep clients up to date through Process Server One’s online portal, which makes it easy to request an update on any assignment in progress. For a small fee, our American Samoa process service company will file your Proof of Service with the appropriate court (just ask before we begin). In addition to serving papers, our American Samoa process service company gladly helps to track, trace, and locate missing people or businesses as it relates to process service. A skip trace can quickly reveal new information to get your case back in progress.

By tracking legal changes and current events, Process Server One’s American Samoa process servers understand the best ways to expedite assignments and beat pressing deadlines. In addition to rush service we offer to serve your legal paperwork informally, which can save months of time compared to formal service through the Hague Convention.

Note: Process service in American Samoa (formal and informal) can vary greatly because customs and traditions lead to delays year round. If you choose rush service, Process Server One’s private network of American Samoa process servers and government officials may be able to minimize slowdowns despite the circumstances. Bring any specific questions to a free consultation with our experts.

What Makes Process Server One a Reliable American Samoa Process Service Company?

  • Fair and up-front pricing on every assignment. Every time. Without hidden fees
  • Service methods accepted by all courts worldwide
  • Licensed and registered international process servers with decades of experience
  • Rush service available to beat deadlines, serving over 80 nations globally since 1986

Details On International Service Of Process In American Samoa

Request an immediate status update from our American Samoa process servers at no additional charge. We stay up-to-date on the rules of international service of process through intelligence briefings provided directly from the United States Department of State. Our notes on the socio-political conditions in nations we serve are provided by the Central Intelligence Agency. Speed of service may take longer than usual in turbulent regions.

Warning: Many websites offer international service of process to American Samoa at suspiciously low prices. Beware of scam services created by unlicensed companies, especially those offering contracts with unfair or nonexistent refund policies. Some companies offer only a single attempt at service and have no way to overcome common issues like address information that is not up-to-date. Process Server One is prepared for each of these scenarios and more. Contact our American Samoa process servers with any questions today.

This information is not legal advice. Bring any specific questions to our American Samoa process servers by calling 855-545-1303. Achieving an enforceable judgment depends on the method of service that you choose. Our American Samoa process servers recommend taking time to carefully select the service method that is best to achieve your legal goals.

Specializing In Hard-To-Serve International Service of Process Assignments

To begin an international process service assignment to American Samoa, we will need the following:

  • PDF versions of service documents uploaded to our website (click here to begin)
  • Your defendant’s name, an up-to-date address for service, your preferred speed and method of service (formal, informal, etc.)

Here’s How Our American Samoa Process Service Company Works

FORMAL SERVICE

American Samoa is not a signer of The Hague Service Convention. The formal method in American Samoa is Letters Rogatory (see below).

INFORMAL SERVICE

Process Server One may serve documents in most countries, whether a signer of The Hague Convention, or not. Service is normally handled in a manner similar to methods used in the United States, although completion of the service usually takes longer. Customs and traditions in American Samoa tend to lead to a slower pace and less rigid work habits. Service sometimes may take several weeks but informal service is generally much faster than the formal method. Our American Samoa process server is an off-duty police officers who is able to, in certain cases, exercise their official capacity to complete the service. Since we pay the process server a bonus (at our own expense) for prompt service, the normal delays are usually reduced. Currently, the time frame for the completion of informal service is approximately 3 weeks.

Note: Service on U.S. military personnel is handled using this method. No translation required.

Advantage: The time frame is generally shorter than the formal method.

Disadvantage: Judgment “may” not be enforceable in American Samoa.

LETTERS ROGATORY

Letters Rogatory is used for obtaining evidence or serving pleadings in countries which are not signers of the Hague Service Convention. They are a request from a court in the United States to a court in a foreign country requesting international judicial assistance related to service of process. This method is time consuming, cumbersome, and should be used only when other options are not available. The use of this method may result in habitual time delays of up to 1 year in the execution of requests. This method should only be used if no treaty is in force or if you are serving a Subpoena.

Advantage: In effect, creates a case in the country where the documents are served and makes judgment enforceable.

Disadvantage: Serious time delays and costs.

TRANSLATIONS

Most countries require documents be translated into the official language of the nation they are to be served. The U.S. State Department recommends translation, but it is not a requirement unless the formal method is used. It is possible, although rare, a demurer could be filed based upon lack of understanding by the defendant as to the nature and meaning of un-translated documents. It is important the Defendant understand the nature of the documents. We offer translation services at rates quoted below.

RATES

Service of process*

Informal: $1495.00

Expedited Informal: $2700.00 (within 30 days, guaranteed)

*All fees are per defendant/address

Translation: Not Required

Notary: not available in all countries. Inquire for cost and details. 

Copies: billed at local rates per page. Inquire for cost and details.