Civil Division

Civil process is one of the statute-mandated functions of the Office of the Sheriff. Pursuant to state statute, the Civil Division provides services such as Service of Process, Evictions / Writs of Restitution and Decree of Foreclosure / Writ of Execution / Sheriff’s Sales. 

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division is responsible for serving civil papers to Grand County citizens.


Fees for service must be paid in advance. We accept cash, checks must be made payable to Grand County Sheriff’s Office. We also accept debit & credit cards, which can be taken over the phone and there is a small transaction fee to use those cards. To determine the correct civil fees for service, see the below chart and include the mileage. Fees are set by State Statute and County Resolution Section 30-1-104 CRS.

Type of Service  Fee
Demand for Compliance or Right to Possession Notice$35.00
Notice, Claim, and Summons to Appear$35.00
Protection Order - Temporary or Permanent*$35.00
Subpoena - Criminal$7.50
Subpoena - Civil$60.00 
Subpoena Duces Tecum (to produce records) - Criminal$7.50
Subpoena Duces Tecum (to produce records) - Civil$60.00
Summons and Complaint$35.00 
Writ of Continuing Garnishment$20.00 
Writ of Restitution - Service Only**$60.00 

*No charge for domestic violence cases  **Execution Add - $200 (anything over two hours will have additional charges) as of January 1st, 2018

Please call the Sheriff’s Office for inquiries about any other Civil document fees that are not listed above.

Mileage Charges

Mileage charges are .545 per mile as of January 1, 2018, CRS 30-11-107 (1)(t):

CityZip CodeMilesCharge
Grand Lake8044756$32.48
Winter Park8048256 $32.48
Parshall8046810 $5.80

Mileage will be charged if not a completed service

For further information or help in serving documents, please email or call 970-725-3343. Staff members of the Sheriff’s Office are not allowed to give legal advice.