Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 11. Registration of Process Servers -- Levying Officers

Registered Process Server -- Levying Officer -- Use Of Title Reserved

25-1-1101. Registered process server -- levying officer -- use of title reserved. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person who makes more than 10 services of process, as defined in 25-3-101, within this state during 1 calendar year must be registered under Title 37, chapter 60. A process server who holds a valid certificate of registration from a clerk of court in this state as of July 1, 2007, shall present the registration certificate to the board, and the board shall exchange that registration certificate for a new certificate that expires on March 31, 2009.

(2) This part does not apply to:

(a) a sheriff, constable, coroner, elisor, or other government employee who is acting in the course of employment; or

(b) a licensed attorney.

(3) A registered process server may act as a levying officer under Title 25, chapter 13.

(4) A registered process server may make service of process in any county in this state.

(5) A person may not use the title of process server unless the person is registered as a process server under Title 37, chapter 60.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 548, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 392, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 405, L. 2007.