WHY THE NAME CHANGE?
Kern Legal Services has transitioned to become Direct Legal Support in order to reflect our services and areas of coverage. In 1961 the Kern family started what is now known as Direct Legal Support, Inc. After 54 years in service, we are changing with the technology in the process server industry. Direct Legal website has been created to give a better reflection of our services and process server coverage area.
Direct Legal Support offers a full line of legal services, both state and nationwide.
News & Updates
The U.S. Constitution requires that no person is deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of the law. In accordance with due process, the process server performs an important function of protecting the defendant's rights by providing him/her with legal notice of a lawsuit/legal proceeding filed against them.Read More
In California, if you do not know the whereabouts of a defendant or respondent, you can petition the court for permission to serve the papers “by publication.” To serve a party by publication means that you publish the Summons and all required documentation in a newspaper of general circulation.Read More
CA Witness Fee Mileage Calculator In California state court, a witness subpoenaed to testify at a deposition is entitled to witness fee of $35.00 plus mileage of 20 cents per mile, round trip from the witness's residence to the place of the hearing. The witness fee must be paid upon…Read More