The Erie County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division is responsible for the physical service of a wide variety of court orders, writs, executions, summons, tax liens, subpoenas and Protection From Abuse orders, among other actions.
The Civil Division staff prepares all civil complaints, summons, writs and petitions for Protection From Abuse for service. This includes executions of real estate and personal property.
All scheduling of mental health hearings is also completed through the Civil Division.
Civil Division Fees
- Civil process Forms: $75 deposit per defendant per filing
- Writs of execution: $300 deposit per filing
We will refund any credit due or bill you if there is a balance due.
Each service requires a completed Process Record form be mailed, along with a check, to:
Erie County Sheriff’s Office
140 West Sixth Street
Erie, PA 16501