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With software attacks, identity theft, and information extortion on the rise, information security is a serious concern. This is particularly true for legal services, due to the large amount of sensitive information and client data involved. According to a 2021 Bloomberg Law survey, legal and regulatory concerns around data and privacy are among the greatest challenges facing legal professionals specializing in technology.…
ABC Legal Services is able to provide a unique alternative service experience in several states including Texas, New York, and Arizona. These solutions are currently available to legal professional clients only, due to the nature of alternative service approvals. Enhanced and automated solutions bring a new level of speed and efficiency to the alternative service process.…
Alternative service of process is the delivery of legal documents to defendants using non-standard methods of service. It is an option for delivery once the direct delivery of documents proves difficult in normal circumstances. The process of getting an approval for alternative service takes time and effort. ABC Legal provides legal professionals with an easier path. Especially those professionals dealing with collections cases. ABC Legal offers alternative service automation to customers with select case…
Alternative service of process is the use of non-traditional methods to deliver legal documents to defendants. Legal professionals often turn to alternative service to keep their case timelines on track. In states with strict regulations around who and how service occurs, such as Texas, this can be tedious.  This week, we’ll take a look at the process for alternative service in Texas. ABC Legal’s service of process starts with high standards to ensure compliance. Should…
Most courts require personal service, the direct, physical delivery of legal documents to the individual named in the documents, and allow for substitute service, the delivery of those documents to an adult who accepts service on behalf of the named individual. Sometimes, the party delivering the documents is unable to serve an individual through either of these means. When that happens, alternative service may become an option.…
Fear of automation — and the threat it poses to job security — exist in many industries including the legal industry. Technology and automation have the potential to perform certain legal tasks. Yet, they cannot fully replace lawyers. A study from McKinsey suggests that current technology only allows for the automation of about 23% of the legal work. Automation is an opportunity, but it requires careful implementation to succeed.…
ABC Legal Services has a new and improved online experience for its customers. The April update to the Customer Web Platform releases several new features and pushes a new version, previously available as a preview, live for all customers. Starting as soon as 04.15.21, customers will see the new and improved experience as their default view.…
When he’s not traveling, John Hanna, 63, is at home in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Originally from Missouri, his father was in the Air Force, so John spent his youth in England and France, before his family ultimately moved to Dover, Delaware.  These days, in addition to serving process, John works in the airline industry as a ground security coordinator and spends time with his partner of 12 years — Gemma — whom he used…
On March 27, Alexander Theoharis, General Counsel and V.P. of Compliance at ABC Legal Services, led one of the 2021 NALS Legal Tech Summit breakout sessions. The opportunity allowed a highly experience member of the ABC Legal Team to share the company’s knowledge  and experience in legal tech with workshop attendees. Hosted on a Saturday, the digital event was a chance for legal professionals, particularly legal support professionals, to meet and advance their understanding of…