The Civil Division of the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office consists of one full-time and one part-time civil clerk. There are numerous types of documents that are processed within this division. All sheriff's deputies are responsible for the service of these documents. Examples include small claims notices, orders, subpoenas, garnishments, evictions, sheriff's sales, condemnations, mittimus' and arrest warrants.
FEES FOR CIVIL PAPER SERVICE
Service fees: All notices/orders: $15.00 (plus $10.00 for serving each additional person at the same address)
Mileage fees: (Determined by the IRS) $.54 / mile (current 2016)
NOTE: Before the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office will serve any civil papers, the Directions to Sheriff will need to be completed, to include the name(s) of the individual(s) to be served and the billing address of the plaintiff/attorney. The sheriff's office will send a billing statement after service has been completed. Once payment is received, the Return of Service will be sent to the appropriate Clerk of Court office.
THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CANNOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE.
Elizabeth Singer, Sheriff's Assistant, 712-546-8191
Gayle Walhof, Civil Clerk, 712-546-8191