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901 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Phone 1: 361.888.0111
Fax 1: 361.888.0111

Email: County Sheriff
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NUECES COUNTY SHERIFF AND CONSTABLE FEES
For each person, corporation or legal entity on whom service of citation, subpoena, summons or process not otherwise provided for, is performed or attempted and returned in made (including mileage), the Sheriff and Constable shall receive a fee of:

Small Claims Court $75.00
Justice Courts $75.00
All Other Courts $75.00

For executing or attempting to execute each of the court writs, processes, services or writs from any court and making a return thereon (including mileage), the Sheriff and Constable shall receive the following fees: (Fees are to be paid with cashiers check or money order)

Executing Deed $60.00
Executing a Bill of Sale $60.00
Notice (Posting) $45.00
Notice of Trustee Sale $45.00
Forcible Detainer $75.00
Citation by Publication $70.00
Citation Scire Facias $75.00
Notice to Take Deposition $75.00
Precept to Serve (Civil) $75.00
Show Cause Order Notice $75.00
Subpoena $75.00
Subpoena Dues Tecum $75.00
Summons $75.00
Mental Commitment $75.00
Levy Fee When No Sale $150.00
Distress Warrant $160.00
Injunction $150.00
Order $160.00
Order of Sale $160.00
Temporary Protective Order $150.00 *
Temporary Restraining Order $150.00 *
Writ of Attachment (Civil) $160.00
Writ of Execution $160.00
Writ of Garnishment $160.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $160.00
Writ of Possession $160.00
Writ of Restitution $160.00
Writ of Sequestration $160.00
* Note: Protective Order/TRO not to be charged to applicant;
to be paid as court cost upon order of the court.

Other Fees:

Impound of Estray Animals $50.00
Man Hours for Estray Animals $15.64/hour
$23.46/hour if OT
Transport of Estray Animals $1.00/mile
Sheriff's Collection Fee for Estray Animal $25.00/animal
Collection of Hot Checks for License Plates
(pursuant to Section 502.181 Transportation Code)
$35.00

Commission on Sales and Collections
The following commissions are to be collected by the Sheriff or Constable for the collection and processing of money when received in payment of, or for a sale of property on an execution, order of sale or any other order from any court:

Any amount up to $5,000.99 10%
$5,001.00 to $15,000.99 5%
$15,001.00 and over 3%