Local Government Tools

Sheriffs' & Constables' Fees – 2005

December 2004

COMAL COUNTY

Notices:
County Court/District Court:
Citation $ 60.00
Citation by Publication $ 60.00
Notice of Trustee Sale $ 60.00
Precept to Serve/Notice $ 60.00
Injunction $ 60.00
Mental Commitment $ 75.00
Subpoena Civil $ 60.00
Order of Sale $ 75.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 75.00
Temporary Protective Order $ 60.00
Writ of Attachment $ 200.00
Writ of Execution $ 200.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 200.00
Writ of Restitution $ 200.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 200.00
Writ of Possession $ 200.00
J.P. Court:
Citation $ 60.00
Subpoena Civil $ 60.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 75.00
Writ of Attachment $ 200.00
Writ of Execution $ 200.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 200.00
Writ of Restitution $ 200.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 200.00
Forcible Detainer $ 75.00
For each Livestock Estray-Sheriff's Fee:
Hauling (for a single load) $ 100.00
Feed (per day/per head):
  for cattle
  for horses/mules
  for goats/sheep
  for hogs
$ 10.00
$ 10.00
$ 5.00
$ 5.00
Catch Fee:
  for contained area/per head
  add'l fee if horse is required to catch estray
  county fee/per head
$ 25.00
$ 100.00
$ 25.00
Impound fee for prisoner's pets $ 40.00
For posting written notices in public places as may be required by law,
  a fee for posting each location, $15.00;
  a fee for mileage, if applicable, will be calculated at $0.35 per mile.
For Executing a Deed to each purchaser of real estate under execution or order of sale,
  a fee of $55.00.
For Executing a Bill of Sale to each purchaser of personal property under execution
or order of sale, when demanded by purchase,
  a fee of $55.00.
For each case tried in District or County Court, a sheriff's venire jury
  fee of $15.00.
Collecting money on an execution or an order of sale, when the same is made by a sale:
  the first $200.00 or less is 10 percent;
  all sums over $200.00 and not exceeding $1,000.00 is 6 percent;
  all sums over $1,000.00 and not exceeding $5,000.00 is 3 percent;
  all sums over $5,000.00 is 2 percent.
However, in the case where the sum is exorbitant, commissioners' court may adjust the fee.
When the money is collected by sheriff or constable without a sale, half of the above rates
  shall be allowed him.
Copies of Offense Reports requested by insurance companies $ 6.00
Fingerprint cards, required for private employment, etc., per card a fee of $ 10.00
Address: Sheriff, 3005 West San Antonio Street,
New Braunfels, Texas 78130, phone 830-620-3400.