Letter of Instruction

A Letter of Instructions pertaining to the person(s) to be served should include: service address and/or employment information, physical description, vehicle information and any other information that will be useful in locating and serving the person(s) in a timely manner. This letter MUST be signed by the person requesting the service and MUST be included along with the appropriate **fee which MUST accompany the paperwork when it is brought or mailed to the Sheriff's Dept. Checks, money orders or cash is accepted. **Or a copy of a valid Fee Waiver from the Court.

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The fees listed below are "per person" and not all fees are listed. If you do not see a specific fee please contact the Civil Division at (530) 934-6523.

Summons & Complaint $40.00
Summons & Complaint
(Unlawful Detainer)
Summons & Petition $40.00
Claim of Plaintiff

(MUST be received 3 weeks prior to court hearing date)
Claim of Defendant $40.00
3, 30 or 60 Day Notice $40.00
Landlord/Tenant Notice $40.00
Order to Show Cause

(MUST be received at least 20 days prior to court hearing date)
Notice of Motion $40.00
Notice of Hearing $40.00
Wage Garnishment $35.00
Bank Levy

(per bank)
Writ of Possession

(Real Property Eviction/Possession)
Civil Bench Warrants $140.00
8 hour Keeper $240.00

No fee is charged to serve a Temporary Restraining Order or a Harassment Order.