Civil Process Fees - Kootenai County Sheriff's Office

By law, the Sheriff is allowed to charge fees for his services, and these fees must be paid in advance (Idaho Code 31-3211). In addition to service fees, other potential costs may stem from the moving and storage of chattels and goods, towing, recording, publishing in a newspaper, posting, and other miscellaneous fees.  

All fees are non-refundable.


To serve the following documents:

  • Summons/Complaint - $105.00
  • Any Notice, Rule or Order - $100.00
  • Subpoenas - $100.00
  • Writ of Restitution - $200.00
  • Writ of Execution - $145.00  **If you are requesting we serve a bank, an additional check for $7.00, remitted to the bank is required.  ***Please see additional information under Civil Process List and Requirements for banks being served outside of Kootenai County.   
  • Writ of Execution for Continuing Garnishment - $152.00  
  • Protection Orders or Domestic Violence Orders:  No Charge.


Deposits needed for the following:

  • Real Property Sale - $1,500.00
  • Personal Property Sale - $200.00 minimum.  Please call.
  • Vehicle Attachment - $2,500.00 per vehicle.

Any fee not outlined shall be as provided by statute, including, but not limited to, Idaho Code 31-3203.  

For a complete, itemized list of fees, please see the Sheriff's Fee Breakdown List

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