Process Server in Deerfield, IL

Over 20 years of helping businesses and law firms throughout Deerfield, Illinois to achieve closure with quickness, skill, and accuracy.

Our team is dedicated to bringing truth and hope with integrity. We help you eliminate risk by observing the law, operating with compassion, and working diligently.


Process Serving

You might think serving process is straight forward, right? That’s not always the case. Ringing a doorbell repeatedly or pounding on a door doesn’t achieve the results that you really want. Nobody likes bad news, so why escalate the situation further?  We adhere to a robust code of ethics and conduct a thorough screening process to ensure that your legal documents are served with utmost safety, security, and efficiency. We will quickly enter your case, get it to the process server, and turned around in an accurate and timely manner. Typically, we determine service status within four attempts, but for added assurance, we make up to seven attempts at different times of the day.


With over 15 years of specialized experience in video surveillance in Deerfield, our proficiency ranges from detecting insurance fraud to investigating cases of infidelity. We collaborate closely with you to uncover and validate the facts relevant to your specific situation. While comprehending the motives behind individuals’ actions, such as cheating or attempting to manipulate systems, can be complex, Gazelle Process & Investigations is dedicated to assisting you in finding a resolution to your predicament. Surveillance serves as an invaluable tool in achieving this goal. Upon completion, we will furnish a detailed chronological report, accompanied by video footage and/or photographs, effectively summarizing and documenting our findings.

Witness Statements

Our expertise lies in locating individuals, conducting interviews, and collecting well-crafted written, audio, and video statements. Our Deerfield investigators are proficient in utilizing various interview methods customized for civil matters. Furthermore, we place a high priority on establishing a comfortable atmosphere for all parties involved, ensuring the highest level of accuracy in the statements provided, thereby effectively supporting your case.

Skip Tracing

Tracking down individuals is crucial in our quest to find the people you’re seeking. This involves utilizing various information sources to locate those intentionally avoiding detection, as well as individuals crucial to legal proceedings like lawsuits or estate settlements. We utilize multiple information resources to ensure a speedy and accurate outcome in our search endeavors.

Civil/Criminal Record Checks

When it comes to retrieving court documents within the state or files from City Halls, Planning & Zoning Offices, and more, Gazelle Process & Investigations has the expertise needed to handle the task swiftly and accurately. Contact us for assistance in obtaining your Open Records Acts, FOIAs, Secretary of State documents, briefs, complaints, due diligence reports, motions, and transcripts.

Asset Search

There are numerous situations where conducting an asset search becomes essential. One common reason is for pre-litigation purposes, where you aim to assess if a subject or company possesses adequate assets to justify initiating a lawsuit against them. Given the expenses involved in hiring attorneys and the demanding legal procedures, understanding their financial standing beforehand can potentially save you substantial sums and assist in evaluating if the lawsuit costs outweigh their assets. Additionally, asset searches are often necessary for obtaining a judgment, enabling you to identify assets eligible for seizure.


Cohabitation investigation involves gathering evidence to prove that an individual is living with a partner while claiming to be single, which can be crucial in civil litigation cases involving matters like insurance fraud, alimony disputes, or child support. We can help by conducting thorough investigations, including surveillance, background checks, and interviews, to gather evidence that can strengthen your case in court. Our expertise in uncovering relevant information and presenting it effectively can significantly bolster your position and increase your chances of a favorable outcome in civil litigation proceedings.


At Gazelle Process & Investigations, we are rooted in quality over quantity. Our values and expectations surpass the competition.

We help you approach difficult people and situations with respect.


Everyone we come in contact with, we treat with respect and compassion. Like we say in our services section, nobody enjoys being served bad news or being approached pertaining a legal matter. At Gazelle, we're not above anyone. I've been doing this for over 20 years, and I know when it comes to protecting your legal matters and personal security, it's important to treat everyone we come across with respect even if you and I don't feel like they deserve it.​

The name “Gazelle" doesn't just represent a similarity in the owner's name; it represents speed, accuracy, trust, and integrity. I want to help you achieve closure as quickly and as effectively as possible. We're in this business to do the job right and help your case flow gracefully.

Service Area

We proudly serve Deerfield, Illinois and the following counties:

  • Mchenry County
  • Kane County
  • Lake County
  • DuPage County
  • Cook County
  • Will County
Abria Ossman
Abria Ossman
March 27, 2024
I highly recommend Gazelle process and investigations they did the job and got it done The people at Gazelle are so Amazing and Professional I cant say how happy I am with Paul and his team thank you so much Gazelle for everything
Donna Matthias
Donna Matthias
March 21, 2024
This is your guy!!! Don't bother with the Sheriff's Office!!! He knows what he is doing. Smart man, friendly, kind and enthusiastic. Don't bother going anywhere else!
Brianne Bradbury
Brianne Bradbury
January 1, 2024
I couldn’t recommend Paul more for serving a summons. He was persistent and helped guide us with the process. He had additional resources and was able to serve after the sheriff wasn’t able to.
paul gallardo
paul gallardo
December 18, 2023
Excellent, expedient service! Highly recommend!!
Jeff Bell
Jeff Bell
November 19, 2023
Thorough, helpful and hardworking. They got a tough job done for me. Thank you!
Eric Hess
Eric Hess
September 28, 2023
Great service. I had used the Sheriff's Department twice and the guy evaded them. Gazelle got the job done. Easy to talk to, fair price and fast turn around. I definitely recommend them.


Gazelle Process & Investigations PLLC
Fully licensed and insured
Illinois Private Detective 115-002647
Illinois Detective Agency 117-001853

Main Office

McHenry West
8600 US Hwy 14
Suite 205C
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Field Office

McHenry East
518 South Illinois Route 31
Suite 325
McHenry, IL 60050




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