Fees and form of payment for service

The Sheriff is required by law to charge fees for most civil process and enforcement of judgment actions. Fees must be paid in advance. Sheriff's fees are set in accordance with the California Government Code 26720 et seq. The Sheriff is entitled to his fees whether or not service/execution was successful. (Government Code 26736; 26738). Any fees paid to the Sheriff will increase the total amount to satisfy the judgment. 

Forms of payment accepted:

  • Certified Funds
  • Money Orders
  • Business Checks
  • Cash
  • Granted Court Order for Fee Waiver.

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