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Sheriff's Costs for Civil Process

Printable Civil Process Fee Schedule (2018)

Civil Service Rates: Filed and Served in Bucks County, Certified Letter, Regular Letter
and for One (1) Copy of Interrogatories:

215-348-6124       Out of County: 215-348-6122

1 Defendant:  $58.00 2 Defendants: $79.00
3 Defendants:$100.00 4 Defendants: $121.00
5 Defendants: $142.00 6 Defendants: $163.00
7 Defendants: $184.00 8 Defendants: $205.00
Over 8 Defendants--

Add $21.00 for Each

$10.00 Additional Fee to Notarize Affidavit of Service (Out of County or if your State or County requires it)
RULE 2958.1 is a Civil Action, does not need Prothy stamp, no time Limit and no time on petitions.


Filed anywhere other than Bucks County & service is in Bucks County: same fee schedule as above.

Additional requirements for this type service:

One copy of civil paperwork for each defendant, Order of Service – filled out entirely.
Self-addressed stamped envelope and Check must be payable to the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office.
No personal checks will be accepted.


Without Civil Action $58.00 Each
When Served with Civil Action $21.00 Each

Writs of Seizure:

Required One (1) Original Writ and One (1) Copy for each Defendant:
Deposit of $100.00

Need Detailed description, contact name, phone number, and email, name and phone of towing company and locksmith if there is a break and enter order.

Personal Property Filings:

215-348-6129 or 215-348-6135 -- Please call to verify needed documents.

Execution of Writs: Call for Costs
Writ of Possession: $125.00
Claims for Exemption: $12.00
Property Claims: $30.00
Sheriff's Commission 2% 1st $100,000.00
1/2 of 1% on balance.

Real Estate (Sheriff's Sale)


Deposit of $2,000.00


Civil Action Filed in Bucks County but Deputized to Another Pennsylvania Sheriff's Office


1 Defendant: $48.00 2 Defendants: $66.00
3 Defendants: $84.00 4 Defendants: $102.00
5 Defendants: $120.00 6 Defendants: $138.00
Each Additional Def: $18.00

** Also a Check for the Deputized County to be Attached

Civil Action received from another Sheriff's Office in Pennsylvania or received from out of state will be charged at the filed and served in Bucks County Rate. The only exception is any action filed in the City of Philadelphia may be sent directly to the Bucks County Sheriff's Office with the proper filings and fee.

Sheriff's Office
Milton "Milt" Warrell, Sheriff
Perry Ferrara, Chief Deputy
Paul Lang, III, Solicitor
Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street
Floor B2
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ph: 215-348-6124