Colorado State Law mandates all Sheriff’s Offices within the State maintain a Civil Unit. The Civil Unit is responsible for the service of all civil papers received by the Sheriff’s Office. The Civil Unit also executes all court orders involving civil process issued by the Courts, to include the collection of money and/or seizure of property, as prescribed by law.
Things you should know…
If you have questions about how to apply for a restraining order please visit the Crowley County Court website for more information.
Civil Service papers may be brought to the Sheriff’s Office or mailed along with prepayment of the service fee. Make sure to include all information you have about the party to be served, if you are having an inmate served at one of the correctional facilities please also include which facility and the DOC number. Also include with the papers to be served a self addressed stamped envelope and a good contact number for yourself.
Civil Process Service Fees
In a civil action, the following are $35.00+mileage
In a criminal action, the following are $15.00+mileage
Summons, Orders, Complaints, Writs, Motions, Restraining Orders, Foreclosures, and Notices.
Civil Subpoenas $30.00+ mileage (attempted but not served $10.00+mileage)
Criminal Subpoenas $7.50+ mileage (attempted but not served $5.00+mileage)
Posting of Writ of Restitution $30.00+mileage
Execution of Writ of Restitution $60.00+mileage – THIS WILL BE SUBJECT TO SCHEDULING.
Any papers not covered on the list will be $35.00 civil. $15.00 criminal.
.50 cents a mile outside of Ordway.
In the town of Sugar City 5 miles $2.50
In the town of Crowley 5 miles $2.50
In the town of Olney Springs 12 miles $6.00
AVCF mileage $2.50
CCCF mileage $6.50
Attempted but not served $10.00+mileage
When you have a paper from the $35 list and a paper from the $15 list, the charge is $35+mileage (example summons &, petition $35+mileage)
**THERE IS NO FEE FOR SERVICE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATED RESTRAINING ORDERS***PER STATUTE 13-14-101(2) 13-14-102(E)(21)(B)*****