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For information on how to file a civil process visit
New Hampshire Judicial Branch website

Sheriff’s Service Fees
RSA 104:31
(
Effective September 18, 2010)

Please contact the Sheriff's Office at (603) 352-4238 for total cost prior to sending payment

SERVICE FEE
Non est return (Non-service) $10.00
Writ of Summons $25.00
Writs (including Landlord and Tenant $25.00
Writ of Replevin $25.00
Writ of Summons with Petition $30.00
Writ of Attachment with Petition $30.00
Petitions $25.00
Petitions (requiring "In Hand" service)* $50.00
Attachment - Real Estate $25.00
Bill $25.00
Divorce Libel $25.00
Libel with Restraining Order** $55.00
Petition with Restraining Order** $55.00
Writ of Possession $25.00
Demand for Rent $25.00
Eviction Notice $25.00
Small Claims Notice $25.00
Order of Notice (Small Claims Action)* $50.00
Process $25.00
Writs of Execution*** $25.00
Subpoena* $50.00
Attachment - Personal Property $25.00
Attachment - Bulky Articles $25.00
Copies $1.00
Postage and Handling, per writ $1.00
Search, Inventory, Sale and Wait Time**** $25.00 per hour
Travel/Mileage Federal Rate
In-Hand Service $25.00
   

* $25.00, plus $25.00 for "In Hand" service

** $30.00, plus $25.00 for "In Hand" service

***Levying Executions, Sheriff Sale or both, on the dollar:
        First $100 levied - $0.04
        Above $100, not exceeding $500 - $0.03
        Above $500, not exceeding $1,000 - $0.02
        Above $1,000 - $0.01
        Minimum fee $10.00

****A $25.00 per hour fee (increments of 30 minutes - $12.50) will be access to search for accurate/updated information, if information provided is not accurate or is incomplete.

When in-hand service is required by a court order or court rule an additional $25.00 will be assess.

For service of an Order of Arrest for Violation of a Court Order a $25.00 fee will be charged to the defendant on top of the bail amount, unless, the defendant, upon motion, shows the court good cause for failure to appear.