Local Government Tools

Sheriffs' & Constables' Fees – 2005

December 2004

TARRANT COUNTY

County and District Courts:
Citation $ 50.00
Citation for Eviction $ 50.00
Citation by Publication (plus cost of publication) $ 50.00
Citation by Scire Facias $ 50.00
Distress Warrant $ 100.00
Notice $ 50.00
Notice by Publication (plus cost of publication) $ 50.00
Notice of Trustee Sale $ 50.00
Notice to Take Deposition $ 50.00
Orders of Sale $ 80.00
Posting of Notice (Probate Court) $ 20.00
Subpoena $ 50.00
Summons $ 50.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 50.00
Temporary Ex Parte Protective Order $ 50.00
Turnover Order $ 90.00
Warrant to take physical custody of child $ 80.00
Writ of Attachment $ 80.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 50.00
Writ of Execution
(plus per hour per deputy beginning at the time of seizure)
$ 80.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Injunction $ 50.00
Writ of Possession
(plus per hour per deputy after two hours)
$ 80.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 80.00
Other Writs Not Specified $ 80.00
Precept to Serve $ 50.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $ 50.00
All Service Documents Not Specified $ 50.00
Fee for Subsequent Reissue of Papers
(The fee for each citation, notice or other paper covered under this fee
schedule shall be assessed any time the citation, notice or other paper is reissued.)
Orders of Sale:
(including Execution and Turnover Orders)
Posting Notices $ 20.00
Publication Fee $ 25.00
Executing a Deed to Real Estate Under Execution of Order of Sale $ 25.00
Executing a Bill of Sale to Personal Property Under Execution or Order of Sale $ 25.00
Justice of the Peace Courts and Small Claims Courts:
Citation $ 40.00
Citation for Eviction $ 40.00
Citation by Publication (plus cost of publication) $ 40.00
Citation by Scire Facias $ 40.00
Distress Warrant $ 100.00
Notice $ 50.00
Orders of Sale $ 80.00
Subpoena $ 50.00
Office Storage Fee $ 10.00
Writ of Turnover Order or Order of Turnover $ 90.00
Writ of Attachment $ 80.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 50.00
Writ of Execution
(plus per hour per deputy beginning at the time of seizure)
$ 80.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Injunction $ 50.00
Writ of Possession
(plus per/hour per deputy after two hours)
$ 80.00
$ 30.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 80.00
Other Writs Not Specified $ 80.00
Precept to Serve $ 40.00
Writ of Re-Entry $ 80.00
All Service Documents Not Specified $ 40.00
Fee for Subsequent Reissue of Papers
(The fee for each citation, notice or other paper covered
under this fees schedule shall be assessed any time the
citation, notice or other paper is reissued.)
Orders of Sale (Tax)
Orders of Sale (Judgment or specially ordered pre-judgment)
$ 80.00
$ 80.00
The Sheriff, Constable or Deputy that actually
holds the sale will include all costs in starting an auction or sale.
 
In cases where reasonable incurred costs exceed
the Order of Sale Judgment Fee. These costs may be included
in the fee for service.
 
Collecting Money on an Order of Sale Without a Sale $ 80.00
Abandoned Auto Sales
Refer to Chapter 683,
Texas Transportation Code
 
Impounded and Inventoried Vehicles Auto Release Fee $ 5.00
Alarms
False, with permit (up to 5)
False, with permit (more than 5, each incident)
Permit (Annually)
Permit (Apt. Complex with 100 Units)
Permit (Apt. Complex each additional 100 Units)
$ 0.00
$ 75.00
$ 25.00
$ 50.00
$ 50.00
Certified Mail
The cost of certified mail is in addition to service fees.
 
Certifying Surety for Appeal Bond $ 20.00
Verification of Incarceration $ 5.00
Warrant - Mental Health $ 80.00
Warrant - Alias & Next County Re-Arrest $ 40.00
Tax Warrants $ 80.00
Service Fee - Fingerprint Processing $ 10.00
Livestock Round-Up & Impound Fees
Large Livestock/each animal (Bull, Cow, Horse)............................................
Small Livestock/each animal (Goat, Sheep, Hog or Flightless Bird)..............
Boarding and Feeding/per day........................................................................
Livestock Penned on Site
First Hour (each animal)......................................................................................
Subsequent Hour or Fraction thereof (each animal)..........................................
Return/Delivery Charge (each animal)...............................................................
Collection Fee for Each Call or Each Animal as Required by State (each)..........
Livestock Carcass Removal (each animal) ..........................................................
$ 75.00
$ 40.00
$ 10.00

$ 50.00
$ 25.00
$ 50.00
$ 25.00
$ 200.00
Fees Set for Service of Attempted Service.
Address: Sheriff, Attn: Warrant Division,
300 West Belknap Street,
Fort Worth, Texas 76102, phone 817-884-3099.