Sheriffs' & Constables'
2005 Fees

December 2004

MIDLAND COUNTY
Notices:
(District/County/Justice/Foreign Courts) Citation $ 55.00
Citation for Eviction $ 55.00
Collection of Bill of Costs $ 55.00
Citation by Publication (Plus cost of publication) $ 55.00
Citation by Scire Facias $ 55.00
Deposition Subpoena $ 55.00
Distress Warrant $ 100.00
Executing Deed $ 25.00
Executing Bill of Sale $ 25.00
Forcible Detainer $ 60.00
Judgment Nisi $ 55.00
Mental/Alcohol/Drug Commitment $ 55.00
Notice - Posting (each location) $ 25.00
Notice by Publication (Plus cost of Publication) $ 55.00
Notice of Trustee Sale/Foreclosure Sale $ 55.00
Notice to Take Deposition/Interrogatories $ 55.00
Order $ 55.00
Order of Sale
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
Precept to Serve $ 55.00
Protective Order (to be charged to respondent) $ 55.00
Show Cause Notice Order $ 55.00
Subpoena - Civil $ 55.00
Subpoena Duces Tecum - Civil $ 55.00
Summons $ 55.00
Tax Citation $ 55.00
Temporary Exparte Protective Order $ 55.00
Temporary Protective Order $ 55.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 55.00
Turnover Order
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
Warrant to take physical custody of child
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Attachment
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$30.00
Writ of Certiorari $ 55.00
Writ of Execution
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 100.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $ 100.00
Writ of Injunction $ 100.00
Writ of Mandamus $ 55.00
Writ of Possession
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Re-Entry
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 55.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Restitution $ 100.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 100.00
Writ of Venditioni Exponas $ 100.00
Writs - not specified
(Plus: per hour per deputy after 2 hours*)
$ 100.00
$ 30.00
All other services not specified $ 55.00
Fees for Reissue of Papers shall be assessed anytime the paper is reissued.
Other Service Fees:
For any Mental/Alcohol/Drug Commitment
transportation to a private institution that
exceeds two hours, an additional fee per hour,
per officer plus mileage, board and overnight
lodging costs if necessary.
$ 30.00
In all cases coming from any county other than Midland County, or from
outside the State of Texas, the Sheriff shall not execute any process until
all anticipated costs involved in such process shall have been paid as
authorized under Rule 126, costs of T.R.C.P.
In addition to the fees, commission due is based on percent
of monies collected:
 15 percent of all sums up to $5,000.00;
 10 percent of all sums over $5,000;
When money is collected, in addition to the fees,
when the same is made by a sale,
 15 percent of all sums up to $5,000.00;
 10 percent of all sums over $5,000.00.
When money is collected without a sale, half of the above
commission shall be allowed.
Law Enforcement Estray Program:
Impoundments:
Large (cattle, horses, ostrich, etc.)
 first animal ...................................................................
 each additional animal.................................................
Small (goats, sheep, emu, rhea, etc.)
 first animal...................................................................
 each additional animal................................................
Boarding and Feeding: Large (cattle, horses, ostrich, etc.)
 per day per animal .....................................................
Small (goats, sheep, emu, rhea, etc.)
 per day per animal (up to five animals).......................
 over five, per day................................. ........................
 more than twelve small animals (not to exceed 30 head).....
 over 30 head, per day..................................................
Return/Delivery Charge:
 first animal..................................... .............................
 each additional animal................................................
Livestock Carcass Removal:
 Rendering Fee.............................................................
 Burial Fee....................................................................


$ 75.00
$ 40.00

$ 40.00
$ 20.00

$ 10.00

6.00
35.00
$ 50.00
$ 100.00

$ 50.00
$ 20.00

$ 50.00
$ 45.00
Livestock Penned on Site:
After penning animals six times within a three-month period,
  a fee for first hour
  for each add'l hour or fraction.

$ 50.00
$ 25.00
Call Out Fee for Livestock:
  for first ten miles, one way
  up to 15 miles, one way
  over 15 miles, one way
$ 25.00
$ 35.00
$ 50.00
Other Service Fees:
Individual Local Record Checks $ 10.00
Taking of Fingerprints for an Individual's Use $ 10.00
Vehicle impound (per day) $ 15.00
Address: Sheriff, 400 South Main,
Midland, Texas 79702, phone 432-688-4600.