What we can offer you.

We provide service of process, court service, and general courier services in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa counties and elsewhere in the Bay Area. Our professional staff can help you achieve your legal goals. You work hard on your case – we work hard to make sure your documents get to the people they should. Our experience serving process and filing documents at the courts is unmatched. You can rely on us to know the rules and to get the job done right the first time so it doesn’t have to be done again.

Contact us to discuss your project: 510-224-5340.

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Service of Process

Process Servers

Our registered process servers have experience serving legal documents in the most difficult situations. Whatever type of document to be served, East Bay Messenger and Attorney Service can help you. We offer a variety of rates based on the deadline for service and location where we need to go to serve your documents. We also offer stakeouts for especially difficult to serve targets. When the job is done we will provide you with a proof of service to file at court. We can file the proof for you for an additional charge. (Please see Court Service page for pricing.)

Rates for Oakland / Berkeley / Emeryville

ROUTINE (up to 4 attempts over 2 weeks): $75
RUSH (up to 4 attempts over 3 days): $120
ASAP (same-day attempt at service): $175

For other locations and requests, please Contact us.

Court Service

Court Service

East Bay Messenger and Attorney Service is here to serve all your legal needs. These are just some of the court services our experienced court runners can provide:

  • File and lodge documents at Superior Court.
  • Print and prep court documents to meet the standards of the court.
  • Record your Deed, Lien, PCOR, and other documents.
  • Research at the assessors office in your county.
  • Conduct background checks at criminal courts.
  • Open eviction files with the sheriff in your county.

I can do what you need to achieve your legal goals, if you have a project contact me about it.

Rates for (Berkeley / Oakland / Emeryville )

Rates are determined by the time we have to get your job done. Most courts in the Bay Area close at 3PM. Chamber’s copy preparation and delivery are available as well, please contact me with your request.

  • Routine (4-hour): $45 (includes courtesy copies) 
  • Rush (2-hour): $55 (includes courtesy copies) 
  • ASAP (1 hour): $65 (includes courtesy copies) 
  • Waiting time: $0.75/minute 
  • Printing and doc prep: $0.30/page 
  • Pick-up: Free for Oakland / Berkeley / Emeryville; $15 outside
  • Email: $.30/page if more than 12 pages

Other courthouse? Contact Me

Courier Service

Courier Service

We offer courier services too. You need a delivery in the Bay Area? Just let us know what you need delivered and when and we will get back to you with a quote. We can also pack and deliver small works of art.

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Contact us

Email project requests to: josh@eastbaymessenger.com

Please include the following information in your email:

  1. First /Last Name
  2. Phone
  3. What are the locations of your request?
  4. What is the time frame / Deadline?
  5. What are the details of your request?
  6. Attach a PDF of your documents to the email.