Fees

ORDER SETTING SHERIFF & CONSTABLES FEES

 In compliance with Local Government Code Section 118.131, the following shall be furnished written notice of this order:  (1) The Commissioner’s Court of each County in the State of Texas and (2) The State Bar of Texas.

NOTICE OF FEES TO BE CHARGED FOR SERVICES OR ATTEMPTED SERVICES BY THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF AND CONSTABLES OF PALO PINTO COUNTY, TEXAS, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018.

By its Order entered on the 29th day of September 2017, the Commissioners Court of Palo Pinto County, Texas, pursuant to the provisions of Local Government Code Section 118.131, set the following fees to be charged by the Office of the Sheriff and Constables of Palo Pinto County, Texas, for the period of January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2018.

Citations                                                                                             $75.00

Citations Scire Facias                                                                        $75.00

Citations-Family Violence Order                                                      $0.00

Distress Warrant                                                                                $75.00

Forcible Detainer                                                                               $75.00

Injunction                                                                                           $75.00

Notice of Trustee Sale                                                                        $100.00

Notice to take Deposition                                                                  $100.00

Order of Sale                                                                                       $200.00

Precept to Serve                                                                                  $75.00

Service by Posting                                                                             $50.00 per location

Service by Publication                                                                        $100.00

Subpoena (Civil)                                                                                  $100.00

Summons                                                                                             $75.00

Temporary Restraining Order                                                            $100.00

Writ of Habeas Corpus                                                                       $100.00

Writ of Possession                                                                              $150.00

Writ of Retrieval                                                                                 $150.00

Writ of Reentry                                                                                   $100.00

Writ (All Others)                                                                                 $200.00

Turnover Order                                                                                  $75.00

Turnover Order with levy for receiver                                             $200.00

Temporary Protective Order                                                             $0.00

Dangerous Dog Registration Fee                                                      $50.00

Executing a Bill of Sale                                                                      $50.00

Recovering of Aircraft                                                                       $150.00

Garage Keeper’s Fee                                                                          $5.00 per day

All other not listed                                                                             $75.00

Storage and Feed Fee for Each Estray                                             $7.50 per day

Loaded Hauling Fee when notified to capture                                                                                         an Estray with a minimum fee of $75.00                                        $3.00 per mile

Loaded Hauling Fee when notified to transport                                                                                      an Estray to Public Auction                                                             $3.00 per mile

Cowboy Fee to be paid to each Cowboy                                        $100.00

Any additional fees for gathering or transportation of Estrays must be approved by the Sheriff.

***All Writs and/or Orders involving the seizure of property, sale of property or the enforcement of a judgment which exceeds two (2) hours in the execution or enforcement of such writ/order will be assessed an additional fee of $50.00 per officer, per hour or portion thereof.

It is further ORDERED that all citations, precepts, writs or other process of service should be mailed or delivered to the Sheriff’s Office or the Constable for the appropriate area:

Constable Pct #1 Rod Price, PO Box 524, Santo, TX 76472                                      (940)745-1207  

Constable Pct #2 Marc Moon, PO Box 171, Graford, TX 76449                               (940)664-2212

Constable Pct #3 Mike Santifer, PO Box 532, Graham, TX 76450                           (940)859-1349

Constable Pct #4 Able Saldana, PO Box 313, Strawn, TX 76475                              (254)210-2110

Constable Pct #5 Scott Mitcham, 109 N Oak Ave, Mineral Wells, TX 76067         (940) 452-1621

Sheriff Brett McGuire, PO Box 279, Palo Pinto, Texas 76484                                   (940)659-2085

Checks or money orders should be made payable to the County of Palo Pinto only. Papers mailed or delivered to any other office or address will be returned unserved.