Sheriff's Civil Process Service Fees

Common Civil Process Service Fees

Service Fee
Service for each copy of Summons and Process $50
Service of an action from another county $50
Serving each subpoena $10
Each levy or Writ of Fieri Facias $50
Executing Bill of Sale of personal property
Executing a Writ of Dispossessory $25
Search and return of Nulla Bona $20
Family Violence (any type) No Service Fee
Child Support Enforcement No Service Fee
Any action filed on behalf of the State of Georgia No Service Fee

Additional Fees

Additional Sheriff's Fees are found in the Official Code of Georgia 15-16-21 (PDF).

Payment Options

Sheriff's Service Fees are costs which are required to be paid in advance. These costs may be tendered by Cash, Money Order, or Certified Bank Check. Checks drawn of the business accounts of a legal practice are also acceptable. Personal Checks are not accepted.

All checks should be made payable to the Fayette County Sheriff.

Presenting Papers

All papers presented in person for service must be presented to the Records Section of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office for processing prior to be accepted for service.