South County Services


Effective immediately, our south county office desk deputies can now process summons and subpoenas, writs of garnishment, possession, and replevin. The sheriff’s office will only accept checks or money orders, no cash or credit cards. In the case of immediate service needs, individuals may be referred directly to our main civil office at 2071 Ringling Blvd.

The fee schedule for civil processing is:
  1. SUMMONS OR SUBPOENA: $40.00 PER PERSON SERVED.
  2. WRIT OF GARNISHMENT: $40.00.
  3. WRIT OF POSSESSION: $90.00 (ENSURE THAT THERE IS CONTACT INFO).
  4. WRIT OF REPLEVIN: $90.00 (ENSURE THAT THERE IS CONTACT INFO).
A few things to note, we require:
  • 1 original or 1 certified copy of the process, or 1 electronic copy of the process which was signed and certified by the Clerk of Court, per person served.
  • 1 copy of the process, per person served.
  • 1 copy of complaint or petition, per person served.
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope, if copy of Return of Service is required.
PER Fla. Stat 30.231 – All fees collected shall be non-refundable and shall be earned when each original request or service of process is made.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ENSURE THAT THE ADDRESS TO BE SERVED IS IN SARASOTA COUNTY.