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Notice of Fees

In special session, the Commissioners Court of Denton County, Texas pursuant to the provisions of V.T.C.A, Local Government Code, Section 118.131, subchapter f, set the following fees to be charged the by office of the Constable of Denton County, Texas.

In accordance with V.T.C.A, Local Government Code, Section 118.131, Subchapter F, the following written notice of fees is hereby supplied to the following officials, associations and courts:

  • Denton County Sheriff, Constables, Justices of the Peace, District and County Clerks
  • Denton County Bar Association
  • Commissioners Court of all Texas Counties
  • Texas Association of Counties
  • The State Bar of Texas

Denton County Sheriff & Constable Fees

Process Type

Fee

Citations (except Citations by certified mail)

$75.00

Citations by certified mail 

$30.00

Summons

$75.00

Distress Warrant

$150.00 (+$50 per officer, per hour, after 2 hours)

Order

$75.00

Orders of Sale

$150.00 + commission

Permanent Injunction

$100.00

Posting of Notices (posting in 3 places so $25 each)

$75.00

Precept

$75.00

Preliminary Injunction

$85.00

Protective Order (respondent to pay if court ordered)

$85.00

Notice

$75.00

Notice of Show Cause

$75.00

Notice of Trustee's Sale (posting)

$75.00

Sheriff's Deed or Constable’s Deed

$75.00

Special Writ rule 308 Texas Rules of Court

$85.00

Subpoena

$75.00

Civil Standby

$100 (+$50 per officer, per hour, after 2 hours)

Temporary Restraining Order

$125.00

Temporary Protective Order

$85.00

Turn over Order

$150.00

Tax Warrant  $150.00

Writ of Attachment

$150.00

Writ of Certiorari

$150.00

Writ of Commitment

$150.00

Writ of Execution

$150.00 + commission

Writ of Garnishment

$125.00

Writ of Habeas Corpus

$150.00

Writ of Possession

$150 (+$50 per officer, per hour, after 2 hours)

Writ of Mandamus

$150.00

Writ of Reentry

$150 (+$50 per officer, per hour, after 2 hours)

Writ of Restitution

$150.00

Writ of Restoration

$150.00

Writ of Injunction

$150.00

Writ of Scire Facias

$100.00

Writ of Sequestration

$150.00

Order of Retrieval

150 (+$50 per officer, per hour, after 2 hours)

Writ of Assistance for Repossession of Aircraft

$150.00

All other writs and processes

$150.00

Sheriff's and Constables’ Commission on Sales

Percent Judgment Range
10% $20,000 or less
4% $20,000.01 - up

1/2 of the Sheriff's or Constable's Commission will be collected on Writs or Orders that do not go to final sale.

It is further ordered by Commissioners Court that all citations, precepts, writs or other process of service should be mailed or delivered to the Constable who is to serve the process. Checks or Money Orders should be made payable to County of Denton, or the Constable who is to serve the process