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

Civil Standby *** $100.00
Civil Subpoena $75.00

Deposition Subpoena

$75.00

Distress Warrant ***

$150.00

Notice

$75.00
Notice of Show Cause

$75.00

Notice of Trustee Sale (posting)

$75.00

Order $70.00
Order of Sale $150.00

Permanent Injunction

$100.00
Posting of Notices

$75.00

Precept to Serve

$75.00

Preliminary Injunction $85.00
Protective Order

$85.00

Sheriff's / Constable's Deed

$75.00

Special Writ Rule 308 Texas Rules of Court
$85.00
Subpoena $75.00
Subpoena Duces Tecum $75.00
Summons $75.00
Tax Warrant $150.00
Temp Protective Order $85.00
Temp Restraining Order

 $125.00

Turn Over Order

$150.00

Writ of Attachment

$150.00

Writ of Certiorari $150.00
Writ of Commitment

$150.00

Writ of Execution *

$150.00

Writ of Garnishment $125.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus

$150.00

Writ of Injunction

$150.00

Writ of Mandamus

$150.00

Writ of Possession ***

$150.00

Writ of Re-Entry *** $150.00
Writ of Restitution

$150.00

Writ of Restoration

$150.00

Writ of Scire Facias $100.00

Writ of Sequestration

 $150.00
Writ of Retrieval ***  $150.00
Writ of Assistance for Repossession of Aircraft  $150.00
Fee for service of Civil Process, Orders and 
Writs not listed above

 $150.00 

Hourly Fee:
*** Plus $50 per deputy per hour after 2 hours

Percentages:
* Collection of fees on an Execution Order of Sale, when the same is made by a sale: for the first $20,000 or less is 10 percent; for all sums over $20,000, 4 percent. If the above sums are collected without a sale, half of the foregoing rates shall be allowed.

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.