Civil

The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of process and execution of writs. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, governmental agencies and private attorneys in California and throughout the United States and include:

  • summonses, complaints and subpoenas
  • writs of possession for real estate
  • injunctions for protection against domestic violence
  • writs of garnishment
  • arrest orders/writs of bodily attachment

EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS AND FEES

PLEASE PROVIDE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS PLUS TWO ADDITIONAL COPIES FOR EACH SERVICE

Click here for a list of Civil Service Fees.

Click here for a list of Civil Forms.

The Civil Division also enforces levies and writs of attachment and conducts Sheriff’s sales to aid in the collection of money judgments.

For information about having your documents served, call the Civil Division at (760) 339-6340 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.) or visit the division’s public window during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, 328 Applestill Road, El Centro, CA 92243.

You can also mail your documents with the service fee to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 328 Applestill Road, El Centro, CA 92243.