The primary function of personnel assigned to Civil Unit is the responsibility of serving the papers of the Superior Courts as well as subpoenas and writs. There is one sworn deputy and one legal secretary assigned to this unit. Papers served include Orders of Protection, Orders Prohibiting Harassment, Writs of Execution, Divorce Papers, and court subpoenas.
Civil Process Fees are determined by Arizona Revised Statute 11-445 .
Here is a quick summary of possible fees that may apply.
The cost for Service of most court documents is approximately $16.00 each.
The cost for the preparation, including notarization, of each affidavit of service (Return) or other document pertaining to service is $8.00 each.
Mileage is charged at the rate of $2.40 per mile with a minimum of $16.00.
The Execution of a Levy and the Return of various court documents varies from $12.00 up to $48.00 plus $40.00 per hour per deputy if in excess of three hours for a Writ of Possession or Restitution.
Please contact the Civil Section office at (928) 777-7233 during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 to determine the actual cost of your request.