Local Government Tools

Sheriffs' & Constables' Fees – 2005

December 2004

HARRIS COUNTY

Notices:
Subpoenas $ 50.00
Summons $ 50.00
Writ of Attachment $ 60.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 75.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 60.00
Writ of Possession $ 125.00
Forcible (Eviction) $ 50.00
Service Fees:
Small Claims Citation $ 50.00
Other Service Fees:
Deposition Subpoena $ 50.00
Citation $ 50.00
Citation by Posting $ 50.00
Publication $ 50.00
Notice $ 50.00
Delivery Bond $ 15.00
Replevy Bond $ 15.00
Habeas Corpus $ 60.00
Precept $ 50.00
Show Cause $ 50.00
Injunction $ 60.00
Restraining Order $ 60.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 60.00
Summons and Complaint $ 50.00
Commitment* $ 60.00
Trustee Sale Posting (each) $ 15.00
Constable Sale Posting (each) $ 15.00
Deed or Bill of Sale (each) $ 25.00
Capias $ 60.00
Certiorari $ 60.00
Any Other Writ $ 60.00
Tax Suit (Harris County) $ 60.00
Tax Suit (out of county) $ 60.00
Scire Facias $ 60.00
Distress Warrant $ 60.00
Execution $ 60.00
Execution and Order of Sale $ 60.00
Constable's commission on an Execution or an Order of Sale,
in addition to the fees above, when the same is made by a sale:
  for the first $100.00 or less is 10 percent
  for the second $100.00 is 7 percent
  for all sums over $200.00 and not exceeding $1,000.00 is 4 percent
  for all sums over $1,000.00 and not exceeding $5,000.00 is 2 percent
  for all sums over $5,000.00 is 1 percent
When the money is collected by the constable without a sale,
  half of the above commission shall be allowed.
Tax sales held are not subject to any additional commission.
Tax Sale-Sold or Cancelled $ 400.00
The fee described as tax sale - sold or cancelled shall include fees
and commissions necessary to effectuate a sale (including all
required notices, constable sale posting, preparation of tax deed
(additional tax deeds will be charged at a rate of $25.00, each for
preparation and/or review), and execution and order of sale fees, if any),
regardless of whether the sale takes place or is cancelled.
Tax Warrant $ 400.00
*Out of County and Mental patient transportation fees can be located
at our Web site:www.co.harris.tx.us/constable/.
*Checks for service should be made payable to Constables of Harris County.
*For service of process out of Harris County, the above fees along with the
fee schedule titled "Harris County Constables Expense For
Out of the County Process/Writ of Attachment effective January 1, 2005"
shall be combined.
Tax Resale - Sold or Cancelled $ 200.00
Address: Constable Precinct 1, P.O. Box 52578,
Houston, Texas 77052-2578, phone 713-755-6411.