Serve Legal Documents
CIVIL UNIT SERVICES
fee, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Civil Unit will
process and serve a wide range of court documents filed in
Washington and other states:
|Notice of Small Claim
||Family Law Actions
||Restraining or Harassment Order
||Orders to Show Just Cause
||Out of State Court Orders
FEE SCHEDULE FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS
SNOHOMISH COUNTY CODE 2.10.035
EFFECTIVE January 2005 ** Updated
IN STATE REQUEST:
$100.00 Advance estimate to serve above documents
OUT OF STATE REQUEST:
$200.00 Advance estimate to serve above documents
used on mileage will be refunded.
Non refunded fees include service, return, notary, &
(Double the advance fees for remote
locations within the county such as Darrington, Gold Bar, Index,
Fees charged are mandated by Snohomish County Code Chapter 2.10
and are payable in advance.
Service fees are based on the type of legal document you want
served. Amounts are
listed on the Sheriff’s Office web site (web address above).
Forms of Payment are cash, Checks & Money Orders.
Checks are made payable to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s
Office (SCSO). At
this time we do NOT accept credit/debit cards.
Service of Process:
When the action is completed, we will total the actual fees.
If a refund is due we will issue a refund check for the
amount of the deposit not used or you will be billed for
additional fees due.
The Civil Unit
will make several attempts at service based on how much time we
have to serve and our ability to locate the person(s) you wish
to have served.
We do not guarantee service.
hours of the SCSO Civil Unit are 9:00am to 5:00PM.
Closed weekends and Legal Holidays.
Civil Deputies in the field will make attempts at service
between the hours of 6:00 am and 8:00 pm Monday through Friday.
effectively assist you, we need to know information about the
person(s) to be served.
Please complete the intake (located on the Sheriff’s
Office Web Site) form as completely as you can.
we do not transfer
custody of children except under court order (Writ of Habeas