Seminars and Events

Frantone’s Pizza & Spaghetti Villa
10808 Alondra Blvd.
Cerritos, CA 90703
January 31, 2023
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Google Map Link to Frantone’s Pizza & Spaghetti Villa

Process Server Institute invites process servers, owners of attorney service agencies, private investigators, attorneys, and staff to a PSI Dinner and Presentation about changes affecting process servers in 2024. The handout at the dinner provides updates to the RPS Guides and may be purchased separately.

Please come and join in the discussion, introduce yourself to your competitors, and meet new business associates. Bring your business cards. Our dinners are always a learning experience and an invaluable marketing and networking opportunity, whether you are a process server or run a process serving or investigation business!

The following are other topics we will discuss.

•  CALSPro New Dues Structure (decrease for small companies and individual members)
•  CALSPro Legislative Efforts
 Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office Policies and Procedures
• New Laws
  • Electronic service of notices to opposing counsel (no opt-in required) (2023)
  • Increased limited jurisdiction
  • Increased small claims jurisdiction
  • Increased homestead exemption amount
  • Expands new time requirements for service of OEX/ORAP, and inclusion of additional documents, and adds an additional procedure for the debtor to object to levy of “consumer debt.”
  • Procedure for objection to the renewal of judgment claiming “personal debt.”
  • Limits renewal of judgment to one with no additional renewals and reduces the renewal period to 5 years (2023)
  • California court may now recognize tribal court judgments
  • Increases sanction for non-compliance with discovery, including deposition subpoenas for production of records
  • Authorization to implement electronic notarizations by 1/1/2030
  • Sheriffs barred from reviewing the substance of a summons, order, or notice (2023)
  • Sheriffs must now accept file openings via email, fax, or in-person
  • New mandatory Sheriff Instruction Letter forms for service and an additional form for attachments and levies
  • Increases sheriff fees for service
  • Claim of trespass may now be submitted electronically and expands claim to 1 year
  • The peace officer must state the reason for the stop and not first ask, “Do you know why I pulled you over?”
  • New York Affidavits no longer require notarizations, and declarations may be made under penalty of perjury
  • Order Granting Alternative Service for Restraining Orders
  • YouTube video sent to me by Mark Andrews, RPS in Sonoma County, with this comment: “That’s thanks to your book, the arrest was rescinded.” Attorney Makes False Citizen’s Arrest
  • Postal Increases on January 20, 2024
  • IRS Mileage Rate increases in 2024

 New Judicial Council forms affecting Process Servers in 2023 and 2024

  • Request for Entry of Default (form CIV-100) | Request for Entry of Default (form CIV-105)
  • Request to Enter Default (form FL-165) | Request to Enter Default Judgment (form FL-620)
  • Current Dollar Amount Exempt from Enforcement of Judgments EJ-156 eff. 7/24/23
  • Earnings Withholding Order (WG-002) eff. 9/1/23
  • Employee Instructions (WG-003) eff. 9/1/23
  • Earnings Withholding Order for Elder or Dependent Adult Financial Abuse eff. 9/1/23
  • Mandatory Sheriff Instruction Letters (for SER-001 and SER-001A)

1.5-Hours PSI Continuing Education Credit

Come and learn about the new changes. Bring your business cards, network, and expand your business contacts. Hurry because space is limited, and we sold out at some of our venues in previous years.

The dinner and presentation is $65.00 ($80.00 if after January 29, 2024 or at the door) and will include handouts, forms, discussion and presentation topics. Check, ATM, Credit Cards, PayPal, Cash OK.

Or, print the flyer and email or mail it to us with a check or credit card information.




One comment

  • Karen S

    Good evening. When will you guys be holding your next basic Process Server course (or do you offer those courses)? Do you guys cover e-filing? Thank you in advance for your time.

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