There are no legal requirements for becoming a process server in Colorado since Colorado process servers are not required to be licensed. Process can also be served inside or outside of Colorado by the sheriff of the county where the service is made, a deputy, or anyone who is over 18 and not directly involved in the legal proceedings.
Though there are no legal requirements in order for you to be a process server in Colorado, it’s important to understand the complexities of your own state’s laws and expectations. Here are some resources so you can familiarize yourself with the basics of Colorado process serving.
For the exact rules to follow as a process server, the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure will provide you with everything you need to know legally.
The Colorado Judicial Branch will allow you to download the legal forms you will need as a process server, like a blank affidavit of service, for free.
Colorado’s process server association, the Process Servers Association of Colorado (PSACO), equips local process servers with certification courses, networking with other experienced process servers, and even a reference manual for their members.
ServeNow strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information to its users via newsletters and articles that expand on relevant industry topics including an article about the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure.
NOTE: The requirements to become a process server change from time to time. You should contact your local county clerk or recorder to make sure the following information regarding becoming a process server in your state is still accurate.
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