Document Requirements for Service of Process
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All summonses, subpoenas and court orders that require the appearance of the defendant must include the date, time and place of court.
Include as much information as possible for service, e.g., use entrance at rear of building, respondent works from 2 pm to 10 to Thurs thru Mon.
Please be sure to indicate the correct zip code and address for service. Indicating the incorrect zip code or address could delay service or result in the Sheriff’s Office unable to complete service.
Original Citation + 2 copies of the Citation+ 2 Notices
* Third Party Citations also require an additional copy of each document and a stamped envelope addressed to the defendant.
Original Summons + 2 copies of the Summons + 4 copies of Affidavits, Interrogatories, Judgment or Certification + 2 Notices
* Non-Wage Garnishments also require an additional copy of each document and a stamped envelope addressed to the defendant.
Original Summons + 2 copies of the Summons + 1 copy of the Complaint
Original Summons + 4 copies of the Summons + 1 Affidavit per defendant
Original Summons + 2 copies of the Summons + 1 Complaint