Courts & Criminal Justice
The main purpose of this division is to serve legal documents on any person, company, or corporation designated by the courts in civil actions. It is very important to obtain a good service (one that is legally binding).
The personnel of this department process an ever increasing amount of legal documents consisting of the following:
Orders to deputies for service on civil actions include:
- Protection from Abuse
- Action of Divorce
- Writ of Summons and Complaints
- Form of Subpoena
- Writ of Attachment/Garnishment
- Actions for Support
- Out of State Actions
- Deputizing other Counties for service
Preparation and processing of legal documents for Sheriff's Sale are in compliance with Rules of Civil Procedure.
Sheriff Sales are conducted periodically in accordance with a calendar provided by the Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Sales Information
This section is similar to Real Estate but sales are scheduled on a daily basis.
Our office staff processes all of the accounting functions for the above groups and collects fees and issues checks where necessary. At the same time, the staff checks policy to be sure we follow the proper guidelines of our Controller's Office.
Advanced Fee Schedule
|Civil Process||Advance $150.00||(For more than 2 defendants call for fees)|
|Writ of Execution|
|Personal Property||Advance $200.00|
|Real Estate Execution||
Paperwork will be returned if the proper advance fee is not included.