Sheriff's Office: Civil Fees



The Sheriff's Office Civil Division is charged with serving all Civil Process for the Collin County Sheriff's Office. For further information please call at 972/547-5143 and 972/547-5144. Please mail service papers and a self addressed stamped envelope to the Collin County Sheriff's Office, 4300 Community Avenue, McKinney, Texas, 75071, Attn: Civil Process.

Authorized Fees for Service of Civil Process

Pursuant to Local Government Code 118.131, it is ordered by the Court that the Sheriff and Constables of Collin County are to charge the following fees for service or attempted service:

Fax Transmittal Fee $1.50 first page/$1 remaining pages
Returned Checks $30.00
Stop Payment Order $35.00
Affidavits of Service $10.00
Storage of any item by Sheriff $ 2.00 per sq.ft. Per month
Citations $75.00
Execution $175.00
Execution of Deed/Bill of Sale $55.00
Notice $75.00
Notice in Probate (Posting) $25.00
Order of Sale $175.00
Order to Appear $75.00
Petitions $75.00
Posting of Notices $18.00
Precept of Serve $75.00
Show Cause $75.00
Subpoena (Civil) $75.00
Subpoena Duces Tecum $75.00
Summons/Complaint $75.00
Writ of Attachment $175.00
Writ of Certiorari, Mandamus, Re-Entry $175.00
Writ of Garnishment $175.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $175.00
Writ of Injuction/Temp.Res.Order $175.00
Writ of Possession $175.00
Writ of Sequestration $175.00

All out of state service will have an additional fee of $10.00 for the Affidavit with notary.

Commission on Sale is 10% up to $5,000.00 and 5% on sums over $5,000.00.
Commission on Sale (without sale) is one half of rates collected on sales; 5% up to $5,000.00 and 2.5% on sums over $5,000.00.

All fees are effective as of January 1, 2013.