Issuing a Court Summons

Issuing a Court Summons

A summons, also known as a claim form, is a document created by the plaintiff and issued by the court notifying the defendant that they are being sued or are required to appear in court.

How To Find Your Missing Mother or Father

How To Find Your Missing Mother or Father

Whether you lost touch with your mother or your father or are looking to locate and get in touch with a biological parent you have never met before, finding a missing parent can be a daunting and emotionally draining process.

How To Serve Divorce Papers

How To Serve Divorce Papers

Divorce can be hard, even when the separation is amicable. Sometimes the most civil divorces can be strenuous and tense. The dissolution of a marriage is never an easy process, but Vilcol is here to guide and help through every step of the serving of the divorce papers to get you started smoothly and on the right foot. The current divorce rate in the UK is 42% but getting a divorce can take as little as 4 months with the right process servers at your side.

Top 5 Tips on Finding the Right Tracing Agent

Top 5 Tips on Finding the Right Tracing Agent

If you’re trying to trace a person in today’s connected digital world, you may think it’s a relatively straight-forward thing to do. And often that is the case with social media and the global internet making do-it-yourself people tracing much easier than ever before.

But if you’re hitting a brick wall and unable to find the person you’re trying to locate, you may need to consider hiring the services of a tracing agent service like Vilcol. Check out our top 5 handy tips on what to look for when instructing a tracing agent.

Tracing a missing tenant

Tracing a missing tenant

If you're a landlord what do you do if your tenant disappears owing you rent? The best way to find a rogue tenant quickly and efficiently is to hire the services of a professional tenant tracing agency. 

My job as a process server

My job as a process server

To my fellow process servers and me, working in this job isn’t that unusual. But to people on the outside, process servers are a mysterious bunch! So in the interests of enlightenment, we asked one of our trusted process servers to outline what's involved in the job.

 

How to become a private investigator

How to become a private investigator

People are often curious about private investigation agencies and what sort of skills and training a private investigator needs. In this article, we cover the personal attributes that are fundamental to a career in private investigation work.

 

How probate searching can be messy business

How probate searching can be messy business

You can be certain of one thing in life and that’s death. When the inevitable happens, it is often the job of those left behind to sort out what can be a messy state of affairs involving a lengthy probate search and trace.

What is a process server?

What is a process server?

A process server is someone who is trained to deliver court and other legal documents to their intended recipient. Using a process server in the UK, rather than posting or emailing documents, ensures the named person will receive the papers and can’t claim otherwise. Learn more here. 

People tracing: how we do it

People tracing: how we do it

We share three case studies about how we've helped clients to trace people, both in the UK and internationally, for very different reasons.