Sheriff & Constable Fees for Serving

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Service Fee

Fort Bend County Sheriff & Constable Fees for Serving:

Citation, Injunction, Notice, Precept, Scire Facias, Show Cause, Subpoena, Tax Warrant, & Temporary Restraining Order

$80.00

Fort Bend County Sheriff & Constable Fees for Serving:

Capias, Writ of: Attachment, Certioraris, Commitment, Execution, Garnishment, Habeas Corpus, Mandamus, Possession, Order of Sale, Sequestration & Other Writs

$130.00

Fort Bend County Sheriff & Constable Fees for Serving:

Protective Order

Family Code § 81.002. No Fee for Applicant

An Applicant for Protective order or an attorney representing an applicant may not be assessed a fee, cost, charge, or expense by a district or county clerk of the court or a sheriff, constable, or other public official or employee in connection with the filing, serving, or entering of a protective order or for any other service described by this subsection, including:

        1. a fee to dismiss, modify, or withdraw a protective order;
        2. a fee for certifying copies;
        3. a fee for comparing copies to originals;
        4. a court reporter fee;
        5. a judicial fund fee;
        6. a fee for any other service related to a protective order; or
        7. a fee to transfer a protective order.
$0.00

Citation by Certified Mail:

This fee includes the issuance ($8.00) and service ($80.00) by the District Clerk's office.

$88.00

Citation By Certified Mail for Service Through the Secretary of State:

This fee includes the issuance ($12.00) and service ($80.00) by the District Clerk's office.

Must also include a check in the amount of $55.00 Payable to the Secretary of State Per Person or Party Served by the Secretary of State Per Sec 405.031 Government Code & Subsection (e) Section 17.091 Civil Practice & Remedies Code.

$92.00

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks, checks from law office accounts and insurance checks are accepted.  Out-of-state checks are not accepted. Please show style and cause number on your remittance.

Remit payment to: District Clerk, Annie Rebecca Elliott

Pay online at, www.officialpayments.com

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