Court Services

We research case files, obtain copies, record documents (both electronically and in person) and conduct checks of public records. We utilize affiliates to fulfill your other court service needs.


Our staff is an extension of your firm in the field and office. We check with neighbors and U.S. Postal Service, utilizing all available information to get your papers served quickly, while providing excellent service with attention to detail.

Subpoena Prep and Copying

We prepare subpoenas for records, serve and copy on-site, and can provide them on paper, USB, secure email or they can be downloaded from our website via a secure portal.

Concierge Services

We provide concierge-level eFiling and eRecording services. Simply send us your files and we will assemble, prepare and file for you.

Skip Tracing

We can help locate an individual. Provide information you have, and we'll provide the results of our research. Efforts to serve your documents can resume and you can relay favorable activity to your client.

Additional Services

If you don't see a service that you need, send us an email and we will do our best to accommodate your business needs.

Welcome to Sayler Legal Service, Est. 1991

Sayler Legal Monterey Santa Cruz Santa Clara San Benito Salinas Process Serving eFiling Court Services Remote Services On-Site CopyingSayler Legal Service provides full-service legal support, including process serving, on-site digital copying, and court services for Monterey County, Santa Cruz County and San Benito County. Our affiliates throughout California are linked by a daily, overnight courier service to meet your out-of-area needs. We also offer same-day court filings, notary services, and courier messenger service. Sayler Legal Service is registered, insured and bonded for process serving and copying. Our On-site digital copying division prepares your subpoenas for records, including the Notice to Consumer (if applicable), and mailings to opposing counsels.

Our expert staff serves the subpoena on the location and returns to copy the records. We closely follow your order and provide periodic status reports. In addition, we can duplicate x-rays and all other diagnostic films. Our process serving division serves the defendants and witnesses promptly, and the Proofs of Service are generated daily. Our servers are quick to verify addresses by checking with neighbors and conducting address checks through the U.S. postal service. Status reports are intermittently prepared and sent to you, or you can check our on-line system at any time for a status update. Private investigators are available upon request.

Our court service division files and records documents daily. Conducts court research and retrieves documents for clients. Out-of-area jobs are handled thru same-day e-filings and fax filings via our affiliate offices. Conformed face pages are returned to clients on a same-day basis.

Notice to All Clients
Please send an email to if you would like an online account to access our order program over the Internet. The inquiry search engine on our website will allow you to check the status of all orders for your firm, or you may limit the search to only the orders you placed. Please supply us with the name and email address of your staff members that would like online access.

Check Charges
Checks under $25 = $2 check charge
Checks under $100 = $6 check charge
Checks over $100 = $12 check charge (as these checks undergo a second auditing process during bank reconciliation.)
Convenience Fees - If we have to pay the court or other entities on your behalf with a credit card, those convenience fees will be passed on to you.

Disclaimer: We make every effort to be successful with all service of process, court filings, document submissions, deliveries and record requests. Service, however, is not guaranteed and Sayler Legal Service shall not be liable for more than $100 per assignment. Rates are subject to change without notice at any time.


For assistance, email, or call (831) 384-4030 to establish your account.

    • Check status of your orders
    • View conformed face pages
    • View signed proofs of service
    • View records your office subpoenaed
    • View past history of your orders. The search function on our website allows you to search by case name, number or other criteria for your account. The less information in the search fields, the more data is retrieved.
    • You can submit orders by using our online ordering entry system or easily just send us your instructions in an email.

Please let us help you—we are only an email or phone call away. (831) 384-4030

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