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Sheriff's Office

Civil Serving Guidelines

What you must have to serve someone:

Summons
  • Original Summons(PER A.R.S. 12—127B)
  • Copy of Summons
Summons and Complaint
  • 0riginal Summons {PER ARS 12-127B)
  • Copy of Summons and Complaint
Summons and First Amended Complaint
  • Original Summons ( PER A. R .S 12-127B)
  • Copy of Summons and First Amended Complaint
Summons / in REM Complaint on Foreitur
  • Original Summons
  • Copy of Summons and Complaint
Summons and Petition
  • Original Summons
  • Copy of Summons and Petition
Summons (Divorce Cases)
  • Original Summons
  • Copy of Summons and other Documents to be Served on Respondent
Summons and Complaint - Forcible Detainer
  • Original Summons
  • Copy of Alias Summons and Complaint
Alias Summons and Complaint
  • Original Alias Summons
  • Copy of Alias Summons and Complaint
Summons and Complaint - Paternity
  • Original Summons
  • Copy of Summons and Complaint
Subpoena
  • Original Subpoena
  • Copy of Subpoena
Criminal Subpoena
  • Original Subpoena
  • Copy of Subpoena
Juvenile Subpoena
  • Original Subpoena
  • Copy of Subpoena
Subpoena Duces Tecum
  • Original Subpoena Duces Tecum
  • Copy of Subpoena Duces Tecum
Subpoena and Notice of Deposition
  • Original Subpoena
  • Copy of Subpoena and Notice of Deposition
Order to Appear
  • Original Order to Appear or Certified Copy of Order to Appear
  • Copy of order to Appear (Plus other items for Defendant)
Order to Show Cause
  • One Certified copy
Citation and Order
  • Original Citation and Order
  • Copy of Citation and Order
Citation to Appear
  • Original Citation to Appear
  • Copy of Citation to Appear
Motion and Order to Transport
  • At Least One Certified Copy
Order for Attendance of Prisoner
  • At Least One Certified Copy
Letter
  • Original Letter(You can make a Photocopy for the file, but the Original will be Served)
Request to Modify Child Support
  • Certified Copy of Request to Modify (Some Courts will not issue a Certified Copy such as Pima County Superior Court. In these cases a Photocopy is Acceptable)
  • Certified Copy (Preferred)
  • Copy of Request to Modify Child Support
Writ of Attachment
  • Original Writ
  • One (1) Copy of Writ for Sheriff's file.
  • Service copies of Writ for however many services you have (i.e. 3 services = 3 additional copies)
  • Original Attachment Bond (Twice the value of the property) OR a Cash Bond (twice the value of property) in certified funds made payable to Pinal County Sheriff
  • Copies of Attachment Bond (One (1) for Sheriff's file plus copies for service)
  • Original Indemnity Bond for the Sheriff's Office(actual value of the property)
  • Copies of Indemnity Bond (One (1) for Sheriff's file)
  • If against real property, the Writ must contain the legal description as well as the common address of the property to be attached
  • If against personal property, the Writ must describe the specific property or list a monetary amount to attach
  • Deposit of $200.00 must accompany paperwork
Writ of Restitution
  • Original Writ of Restitution
  • Two (2) conformed copies of Writ
  • One (1) conformed copy of Judgement
  • Writ must not be issued until five (5) days after judgment date
  • Judgment/Writ must contain property location/address and list all defendants/occupants
  • Deposit of $200.00 must accompany paperwork 
Writ of General Execution (60 Day for J P, 90 Days for Superior)
  • Original Writ
  • Two (2) conformed copies of Writ
  • One (1) conformed copy of Judgement  
  • Writ must contain judgment date, judgment amounts and list of all defendants
  • Proof of Ownership of Vehicles are to be Seized (MVD Print)  
  • Deposit of $200.00 must accompany paperwork
Writ of Special Execution
  • Original Writ
  • Two (2) conformed copies of Writ
  • One (1) Conformed copy of Judgment
  • Writ must contain judgment date, judgment amount (if any) and must list the specific property that is to be executed against.
  • Writ must command the Sheriff to either seize and sell or seize and turn possession over to plaintiff
  • Original Notice of Levy
  • Original Notice of Sale
  • Original Return of Sale
  • Original Certificate of Sale
  • Original Sheriff's Deed
  • Deposit of $200.00 (personal property) or $200.00 (real property) must accompany paperwork
Writ of Garnishment
  • Original Writ
  • Copy of Writ and Everything to be Served on Garnishee and/or Defendant
  • See Fee Schedule for Required Deposit
Writ of Possession
  • Original Writ and Three Copies
  • Copies or all other Documents to be Served
Writ of Habeas Corpus Ad Prosequendum
  • Original Writ and Two Copies
Writ of Replevin
  • Original Writ and/or Order
  • One (1) copy of Writ/Order for Sheriff's file
  • Service copies of Writ/Order for service (i.e. 3 services = 3 additional copies)
  • Original Replevin Bond (made payable to defendant for double the value of the property) OR a Cash Bond (double the value of the property) in certified funds made payable to Pinal County Sheriff
  • Copies of Replevin Bond (One (1) for Sheriff's file plus copies for service)
  • If the Writ/Order is "without notice", we will also require the Original Summons and Original Notices along with the service copies of the Summons, Notices, Complaint, Application, Certificate, etc. (Copies of all additional paperwork that needs to be served)
  • The Writ/Order must also list the specific property we are to replevin as well as the property serial numbers, vins, etc.
  • Deposit of $200.00 must accompany paperwork

 Petition to Terminate Parent/Child Relationship

  • Certified Copy and One Copy for Service
  • Check fee Schedule
Order of Protection
  • Original Order of Protection
  • Copy of Order of Protection, Petition, Request for, Hearing ECT, to be Served on Defendant
  • No Fee Charged
Injunction Prohibiting Harassment
  • Original Injunction Prohibiting Harassment
  • Copy of Order, Petition Request for Hearing, ETC, to be Served on Defendant
  • No Fee Charged
Sheriff's Office
971 Jason Lopez Circle
Building C
Florence, AZ 85132
 
Emergency: 9-1-1
Office: 1-800-420-8689