USDOJ Awards ABC Legal and its PFI Process Service division
the contract for service of process under the Hague and Inter-American service conventions.
The contract is effective January 30th, 2009, under contract # DJJ09-C-1799 and is scheduled to run for 5 consecutive 1-year terms.
PFI shall manage all formal service of process for the U.S. on judicial
documents under the following treaties and conventions:
Hague Service Convention, Inter-American Convention, and Letters Rogatory.
PFI acting on behalf of the U.S. Central Authority: Formal service through the U.S. Central Authority is the only recognized method of process service under these treaties and conventions. Under this 5-year contract, PFI shall perform all duties of the United States Central Authority with respect to process service.
PFI is the only means of obtaining Formal Service: PFI shall be the only means recognized under these treaties and international service conventions as "formal service". PFI shall hold the only official certificate in conformity with formal service under the Hague Service Convention.