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Levy Payments-Civil Only

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Civil Division

The mission of the Civil Division is to serve all process in a reasonable and timely manner, while maintaining an impartial position between all parties involved. The Civil Division is involved with numerous types of process.

Sheriff Fees

Domestic Violence Restraining Order
No Fee
Civil Harassment Restraining Order (Without Waiver)
Summons and Complaint, Summons and Petition
Summons and Complaint, Prejudgement Claim and Right to Possession
Claims, Orders of Examinations, Notice of Hearings, Misc. Paper Services
Civil Subpoena
Civil Subpoena for Law Enforcement Personnel Appearance **Subject to change pursuant to GC 68097**
$275/per day
Civil Body of Attachment (Bench Warrant) - Issued pursuant to CCP 491.160(a)(1)(a) or 708.170(a)(1)(a)
Civil Body of Attachment (Bench Warrant) - Issued pursuant to CCP 1993 or 491.160(a)(1)(b) or 708.170(a)(1)(b)
Civil Body of Attachment (Bench Warrant) - Issued pursuant to CCP 1209 for contemp only by a judicial officer
No Fee
Not Found Return
Cancellation of Any Service
Earnings Withholding Order
Bank Levy, Book Levy, Third Party Levy, Monies Due, etc
Safe Deposit Box - (Does not include actual costs for drilling the lock if necessary)
Personal Property (Claim and Delivery)
$125 + Storage
Vehicle Levy
$1,200 Deposit
Real Property Levy
$1,400 Deposit
Till Tap
Keeper Levy (0-8 hours)
Keeper Levy (8-12 hours)
Keeper Levy (12-24 hours)
Keeper Levy (24-48 hours)
Not Found Return
Cancellation of Levy Prior to Completion
3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit
30-Day Notice to Vacate
60-Day Notice to Vacate
Writ of Possession of Real Property (Unlawful Detainer) - Eviction Posting and Restoration
Writ of Possession of Real Property (Unlawful Detainer) - Re-post
Cancellation - Prior to scheduled restoration
Other Fees Collected by the Sheriff
Live Scan Rolling Fee - Does not include DOJ or FBI transmittal fees (By appt only)
Local Clearance Letter
Explosive Permit - Initial
Explosive Permit - Renewal
Repossessed Vehicle Release Fee
Towed/Stored Vehicle Release Fee
CCW Permit, New - Please see CCW link for additional information related to these fees
CCW Permit, Renewal
CCW Permit, Modification
Second Hand Dealer License - Sheriff's fee - $34, Livescan Fee - $60, DOJ Licensing Fee - $300
Daily Vehicle Storage
Records Photo/CD

Notice & Legal Disclaimer

The majority of procedures and laws governing the service and execution of civil process are covered in the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP). The law requires that all process brought to the Sheriff for service must be valid on its face, issued by a competent authority and accompanied by adequate legal instructions signed by the attorney or the party, if he/she has no attorney. The fees for service of process are set in accordance with the California Government Code, 26720 et.seq.

  • The Sheriff is entitled to his fee for service whether or not the service is successful (Govt Code 26736 & 26738).
  • Service of process on individuals in custody at the Calaveras County Jail will be processed by the Civil Division during normal business hours and are subject to the fees outlined above, except for service of domestic violence restraining orders pursuant to Govt Code 26721.
  • Govt Code 26746 authorizes the Sheriff to collect a $15 assessment fee from a judgment debtor on each disbursement of money paid to a judgment creditor collected under a Writ of Attachment, Execution, Possession or Sale; excluding all child support obligation actions by the Department of Child Support Services.