• Kathryn Guthrie, Director

What types of documents do we serve?

We serve documents issued by all New Zealand Courts including… The High Court, District Court, Family Court, Employment Court, Environment Court, and the Disputes Tribunal.


In addition to serving documents issued by the New Zealand Courts, we also serve documents for individuals (i.e. trespass notices, dissolution of marriage), documents for companies (i.e. letter of demand) and documents for government departments.





Here is a list of some of the documents we serve…

  • Appeal Court Proceedings

  • Bankruptcy Notices

  • Dissolution of Marriage Documents (Divorce Proceedings)

  • Employment Court Statement of Problems

  • Guardianship Orders

  • Insolvency related documents

  • Letters of Demand

  • Notice of Proceedings

  • Orders Preventing Removal of Children

  • Privacy Act Complaints

  • Property Law Act (PLA) Notices

  • Statements of Defence

  • Statutory Demands

  • Summons to a Financial Assessment

  • Trespass Notices

  • Witness Summons

Court Document Retrieval/ Filing


We offer a service where we can collect your documents from a New Zealand Court for service. And we can also attend a New Zealand Court to file your documents for you.


Birth and Death Certificate Retrieval


If you urgently need a copy of a Birth or Death Certificate, we can order these for you and collect from Internal Affairs in Auckland. The process for ordering and collecting has changed due to Covid19, but we can still offer same day collection at this stage.


Serving documents from International Courts - in New Zealand


We have experience serving documents in New Zealand for a number of international courts, including Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga.


We have served all types of documents for offshore courts, including dissolution of marriage, summons, complaints, statement of claim and subpoenas.


Serving documents from New Zealand Courts - Internationally


With agents throughout Australia and worldwide affiliates we can serve your documents in many overseas countries. Pricing varies from country to country, and before proceeding we need to do our due diligence to understand if the NZ Court who issued the documents will accept the service process used. i.e. in some countries we can get the documents served, but we are unable to get a NZ drafted affidavit of service sworn.


The pitfalls of serving NZ Court documents internationally.

Disclaimer: Docuserve is not a law firm, and none of our team are lawyers. We do not offer legal advice. If you require any assistance with legal matters you must seek the services of a qualified lawyer. Our website and its contents are based on our anecdotal experiences only.