Local Government Tools

Sheriffs' & Constables' Fees – 2005

December 2004

TRAVIS COUNTY

Citation (County and District Court) $ 60.00
Citation (Small Claims and Justice Court) $ 60.00
Subpoena (civil) $ 60.00
Summons (civil) $ 60.00
Forcible Detainer $ 60.00
Injunction $ 90.00
Turnover Order* $ 90.00
Writ of Execution* $ 200.00
Order of Sale* $ 190.00
Temporary Restraining Order $ 90.00
Writ of Possession
(if move out exceeds two hours, additional fee per hour)
$ 130.00
$ 35.00
Protective Order (to be charged to respondent) $ 120.00
Writ of Attachment $ 120.00
Writ of Sequestration $ 120.00
Writ of Garnishment $ 90.00
Distress Warrant $ 180.00
Writ of Re-Entry $ 130.00
Property Code Show Cause Order $ 60.00
Other Writs $ 90.00
Mental/Alcohol/Drug Commitment $ 14.00
Peace Bond $ 14.00
Posting Written Notice (each) $ 48.00
Taking and Approving Bond $ 26.00
Executing a Deed $ 26.00
Executing a Bill of Sale $ 26.00
Criminal Record/Warrant Letter $ 13.00
Other Fees:
Issuance, renewal or reinstatement of Alarm Permit:
Residential
Commercial
$ 25.00
$ 50.00
Response to false alarm, if more than five false alarms
have occurred within the preceding 12-month period
$ 75.00
Sexually Oriented Businesses:
Initial registration for exemption
Renewal of exemption
$ 50.00
$25.00
Initial or renewal application for Sexually Oriented Business License $500.00
Initial or renewal application for Operator's License $ 50.00,
Issuance of duplicate registration or license $ 15.00
(*)County commission due based on percent of monies collected:
    10 percent of first $10,000.00:
    5 percent of next $15,000.00:
    2.5 percent of amounts more than $25,000.00.
(+) For a Writ and Order of Sale served outside Travis County
which exceed two hours:
    additional fee per hour
    (plus mileage required for an officer to perform service and
to return from performing that service)
$ 35.00

$ 0.365
Address: County Clerk, P.O. Box 149325,
Austin, Texas 78714-9325, phone 512-854-4722.