Last night we completed a rush process service request from an Ozone Park, Queens, New York 11416 for client who telephoned us at 530 PM requesting a process service to a subject who resides in North Babylon, Long Island, New York 11703 by no later than 9:00 pm the same night.
By 7:15 we were on our way to serve the Order to Show Cause Directing the Correction of Violations and a Verified Petition in Support of an Order to Show Cause issued from Civil Court in Queens County, New York. The Service was completed by 8:00 PM.
This type of rush service is not uncommon when it comes to Landlord Tenant Court. This was a quick return date. These short date return dates are often issued from the Landlord Tenant Court when there is an emergency. In this case where a landlord is denying essential services such as heat or electric. It is against the law for a landlord to deny a tenant essential services in NYC as per NYC Administrative Code 26-521
We do charge our clients a rush service fee when they request service to be done in less than 72 hours. In this case it was a less than three (3) hour service window. We just had to help this young lady. She was apparently having a rough time with her landlord and we wanted to make sure that she and her landlord would be the court hearing. It is important that both parties get heard and are present so the judge can make a proper ruling.
Whether you are an attorney or a private citizen who needs court papers served call us for a quote and instructions on how to proceed.