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Fees

Service fees are charged on all cases, except domestic violence protection orders and sexual assault protection orders. A fee may be in the form of cash, check, or money order. When the action has been completed, the actual fees will be calculated. At that point, a refund check will be issued for amounts not used or a bill will be sent for amounts due. As authorized by RCW 36.18.040(3), the Skagit County Sheriff’s Department shall collect the following fees for official services:
Type of Documents to be Served Fee/Deposit
Summons and complaint, notice and complaint, summons and petition, notice of small claim and anti-harassment orders $75.00 Deposit Required
Service of each summons and complaint, notice and complaint, summons and petition, notice of small claim and anti-harassment orders: on one (1) defendant at any location. top $30.00 besides mileage
Service of each summons and complaint, notice and complaint, summons and petition, notice of small claim and anti-harassment orders on two (2) or more defendants in the same residence. top $35.00 besides mileage
Subpoenas $60.00 Deposit Required
Service of subpoena(s) (1) person at any location. top $35.00
Making a return, besides mileage actually traveled: for each return of service top $15.00

Levying each writ of attachment or writ of execution upon real or personal property

$60.00 per hour, besides mileage
Filing copy of writ of attachment or writ of execution with Auditor
$25.00 plus Auditor’s filing fee
Writ of possession or restitution without aid of the County $150.00 Deposit Required
Serving a writ of possession or restitution without aid of the county, besides mileage $50.00
Serving writ of possession or restitution with aid of the County, beside mileage $70.00 plus $60.00 for each hour after one (1) hour;
Serving an arrest warrant in any action or proceeding, besides mileage $60.00
Writ of garnishment: (1) serve each garnishee or defendant (if required) $30.00
Executing any other writ or process in a civil action or proceeding, besides mileage per hour $60.00
Serving each person in any other writ or process in a civil action or proceeding $30.00
*For each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to or returning from any place of service, or attempted service the Federal standard mileage rates will apply. $0.58 per mile with a $12.00 minimum mileage charge;
   
Deed to lands sold upon execution or order of sale or other decree of court, to be paid by the purchaser $60.00
Copies of papers when sufficient copies are not furnished $2.00for the first page and $1.00 per each individual page;
Service of any other document and supporting papers for which no other fee is provided herein $30.00
Posting a notice of sale, or postponement: (besides mileage) $20.00
Service of notice of intent to redeem $25.00
Certificate or bill of sale of property, or certificate of redemption $60.00
Conducting a sale of property per hour spent at a Sheriff’s sale $50.00
Notarizing documents for each document $10.00
Fingerprinting for non-criminal purposes $10.00 for each person for up to two (2) sets; $3.00 for each additional set;
Mailing required by statute, whether regular, certified, or registered: Actual cost of postage
Internal criminal history records check $15.00
Reproduction of audio, visual, or photographic material, to include magnetic microfilming Actual cost including personnel time
All other provisions of RCW 36.18.010 are incorporated by reference unless inconsistent herewith. Ord. O20050012