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Our Services


Not all process servers are created equal. Some companies make exaggerated claims and quote low ball fees just to get your business.  At Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services, we defy the process norms. Our top tier service is for Defendants that must be located, and personally served. All serves are filmed, and whenever possible signature of the Witness or Defendant is requested to memorialize the serve. All service quotes cover initial attempts of Service, Return or Proof of Service, as well as Notarized Affidavit of Service. Additional services that may become necessary will be requested by our staff via  phone followed up with an email for authorization.  


We are court-approved by the General Sessions Court of Knox County, Tennessee. We are thoroughly vetted and bonded to provide our clients with the highest standards in the execution of Service no matter the jurisdiction in Tennessee. We have trusted partners all over  Tennessee as well as a vast network Nationwide.


What this means to you is that a Sworn Process Server of the highest ethical and professional standards are executing your service package. We provide every client with "White Glove," personalized service. We take pride in our work, ethics, and professionalism.  Our client's satisfaction with their whole service experience is of the utmost importance to the whole Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services Team.   Our staff servers cover all of Tennessee and Alabama with the same uniformity and consistent precision. Our nationally contracted staff adheres to the same requirements of our staff servers. So whether you need local or national Service of Process, Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services has you covered.




For many years our Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services team has gained the experience and expertise necessary to make the process to locate slippery defendants and respondents possible.


We will establish your need for skip tracing a debtor or defendant and align our efforts to achieve subject location and ultimately service, and proudly claim a closure rate of 98.2%. 


We pride ourselves on our ability to skip trace those who would seemingly disappear to elude collection or process attempts. Time is money! The longer it takes to find a debtor or defendant the more money and hardship it costs you and your client.  Our goal is to provide the best information at our disposal utilizing various databases, social media, as well as any and all other means available to us to provide a seamless location of a Defendant or Witness and effect Proper Service. 


We form a picture of our subject to enable service for our clients in an ethical and professional manner. Hourly rates for bulk skip tracing are also available upon request.


Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services is in a unique geographical location to spot and assist recovery of valuable assets.


We are located near a premier vacation destination, where come for relaxation, and when they do it's in luxury vehicles, commercial vehicles, air, watercraft, heavy equipment, etc.  


We often identify those "living it up" while leasing and/or claiming indigence and inability to satisfy large financial judgments while you or your client languishes awaiting payment.



We at Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services offer a professional mobile Tennessee State Credentialed Notary Public that will come to your location to verify your signature and identity. We notarize home closing, school records, perform I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, 72 Hour Apostiles and more. 

NOTE: We are unable to provide services without proper, valid government issued Identification. We also are unable to provide services for anyone who is under the influence of alcohol or narcotics at the time of service.

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Problem tenants are never fun!

Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services can make removing them a manageable and hassle-free experience. 


We ask that you use our Property Management Portal that will assist you in ordering, filing, and serving Notices to Quit and Detainers here. Bulk Service is available.



We at Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services retain only the BEST partners in court reporting and videography to memorialize your deponent's testimony. 


We can provide you a set address for your depositions.  Roomy, comfortable conference rooms to conduct your proceedings. We follow all CDC Covid-19 recommendations of social distancing and safety. 


We also provide Tennessee State notaries to swear in your deponent both in person or remotely. 


Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services offers Court Records research and will retrieve court records from the Tennessee Chancery, General Sessions (Criminal & Civil), and Circuit Courts.



We can assist with legal matters that can be intimidating and complicated. Court filing can be especially daunting if you're representing yourself or you're a small and busy legal firm that can't spare your paralegal to go file your suits.


We are available for pro se clients to file and serve their small claims suit in all Tennessee State Courts. We are also available to file for our attorney client prepared documents to domesticate, and/ or file without you ever having to leave home or the office.


Evictions aren’t the only answer!


We at Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services are sensitive to the fact that a good tenant can fall on hard times due to illness, job loss, etc., and may also find themselves in the unfortunate position to no longer remain a tenant. That's where we come in. 


We provide a revolutionary and compassionate "Keys4Cash" program to assist hardship tenants with relocating while property owners are recovering their property.


We ensure this amazing program is beneficial to both parties without the negative connotations that can come with a traditional eviction for the tenant while allowing the landlord to recover their property and lost rental income. 


We provide a Property Management Portal that will help to recover your property without the headache of ever going to court.



Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services will dispatch one of our mobile notaries to verify identity and swear in your witnesses and deponents who want to give a testimony at your hearing or Deposition. We are available in person and for Zoom Hearings. We also have Sworn Witness Statement acquisition available upon request. 

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Smoky Mountain Process and Legal Services is now offering Mobile DNA Collection.  Appointments can be set either at our Gay Street Location or in Attorney Offices to collect DNA to establish or disprove Parentage for Child Support and Child Custody matters.. Working with a cutting edge CLIA, AABB, CAP, NATA, and ANAB certified laboratory partners Smoky Mountain Process and Legal can quickly swab your client's cheek  and have results back within 72 hours.




As Tennessee State Notaries, we also are able to provide Wedding Officiant Services for Secular type marriage ceremonies.  Additionally,  we have an Ordained Minister on Staff to provide Religious Solemnization of your Marriage if you prefer. Booking your wedding date and time has never been easier..Our appointments tend to book up fast, so we suggest you set your appointment far in advance to ensure your save the date. 

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