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Sheriffs' & Constables' Fees – 2005

December 2004

DENTON COUNTY

Process Type:
Citation $ 50.00
Citation by Publication $ 50.00
Citation by Posting $ 50.00
Citation by Scire Facias $ 50.00
Citation - Forcible Detainer $ 50.00
Tax Citation $ 50.00
Citation by Probate (posting) $ 50.00
Summons $ 50.00
Distress Warrant $ 85.00
Order $ 50.00
Order of Sale $ 100.00
Notice $ 50.00
Notice of Show Cause $ 50.00
Notice of Trustee's Sale (posting) $ 50.00
Sheriff's Deed $ 50.00
Subpoena $ 50.00
Subpoena Duces Tecum $ 50.00
Civil Subpoena $ 50.00
Deposition Subpoena $ 50.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 85.00
Temporary Protective Order
  (notice delivered in person)
$ 50.00
Temporary Protective Order
  (notice by registered/certified mail)
(Cost of Postage)
Writs:
Writ of Attachment $ 85.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 85.00
Writ of Execution $ 100.00
Writ of Possession $ 100.00
Writ of Restitution $ 85.00
Writ of Injunction $ 85.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 100.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $ 85.00
Fee for Service of Civil Process Not Listed Above $ 50.00
Posting of Notices $ 50.00
Collection of fees on an Execution and Order
of Sale, when the same is made by a sale:
    For the first $200.00 or less is 10 percent;
    for over $200.00 and not exceeding $1,000.00, is 7 percent;
    for all sums over $1,000.00 and exceeding $5,000.00 is 4 percent.
    For all sums over $5,000.00 is 2 percent.
If the above sums are collected without a sale, half of the foregoing
rates shall be allowed.
Additional Requirements in This County:
It is further ordered by Commissioners Court that all citations,
precepts, writs or other process of service should be mailed or
delivered to the Sheriff or Constable who is to serve the papers
at 127 North Woodrow, Denton, Texas 76205, phone 940-565-5610.
Checks or money orders should be made payable to the County
of Denton only. Papers mailed or delivered to any other address
or official will be returned unserved.