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  Service of Legal Process and Fees
 

SULLIVAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
14 Main Street, P. O. Box 27 - Newport, New Hampshire 03773-0027
Tel: 603-863-4200 Fax: 603-863-0012
E-mail: jsimonds@sullivancountynh.gov

CIVIL PROCESS

Duties of the Sheriff (RSA 104:5)

He shall, by himself or his deputies, serve and execute all writs and other precepts to him directed, issuing from lawful authority; and shall perform the duties of crier of the court.

Manner of Service (RSA 510:2)

All writs and other processes shall be served by giving to the defendant or leaving at his abode an attested copy thereof, except in cases otherwise provided for.

Personal (in hand) service: the document is served only to the defendant(s) named.

Abode service: the document is served at the last and usual place of abode (residence) of the defendant(s) named.

Types of Service & Associated Fee Schedule (RSA 104:31)

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Eff. 1-1-13         PREPAYMENT OF FEES IS REQUIRED !!

Non est (attempted, not served) $10.00
Writ of Summons $25.00
Writs (incl. landlord & tenant) $25.00
Writs of Replevin $25.00
Writs of Summons w/petitions $25.00
Writ of Attachment w/Petition (completion) $30.00
Petitions $25.00
Petitions (requiring "in hand" service) $50.00
Attachment - real estate $25.00
Bill $25.00
Petitions for Divorce $25.00
Libel w/restraining order $55.00
Writ of Possession $25.00
Demand for Rent $25.00
Eviction Notice $25.00
Small Claims Notice $25.00
Order of Notice (small claims action) $50.00
Process $25.00
Writs of Execution* $25.00
Subpoena $50.00
Attachment - Personal property $25.00
Attachment - Bulky articles $25.00
Copies $ 1.00
Postage & Handling $ 1.00
Search, Inventory, Sale Waiting Time $25.00 hr.
Travel              (current Federal rate) $     .56
 
*Levying executions, sheriff sale or both, on the dollar:
first $100 levied .04
above $100, not exceeding $500 .03
above $500, not exceeding $1,000 .02
above $1,000 .01
   
Minimum fee $10.00

SULLIVAN COUNTY "ESTIMATED" MILEAGE CHART

Town Distance Charge - effective 01-08-18

Acworth (Center) 48 miles $26.16
Acworth (South) 44 " $23.98
Charlestown (South) 46 " $25.07
Charlestown (Proper) 40 " $21.80
Charlestown (North) 28 " $15.26
Claremont (West) 24 " $13.08
Claremont (Compact Area) 20 " $10.90
Cornish (West) 40 " $21.80
Cornish (Flat) 38 " $20.71
Croydon 16 " $  8.72
Goshen 12 " $  6.54
Grantham 20 " $10.90
Grantham (North) 26 " $14.17
Langdon 60 " $32.70
Lempster 20 " $10.90
Lempster (East) 24 " $13.08
Meriden 46 " $25.07
Newport (Walk) 2 " $  1.09
Newport (Village) 4 " $  2.18
Newport 8 " $  4.36
Plainfield 52 " $28.34
Springfield 30 " $16.35
Springfield (West) 32 " $17.44
Sunapee 12 " $  6.54
Sunapee (Georges Mills) 18 " $  9.81
Unity (East) 20 " $10.90
Unity (HOC/Nursing) 22 " $11.99
Unity (Crescent Lake area) 28 " $15.26
Washington (East) 36 " $19.62
Washington 32 " $17.44

                          

Windy Acres 28 mi.
Blueberry Hill 40 mi.
Twin Valley Estates 40 mi.
Sunrise Village 40 mi.
Lower Landing 40 mi.
Great Meadows 40 mi.
Crown Point Estates 40 mi.
Connecticut River 46 mi.


Out-of-state send a minimum of $75.00

Please provide us with any information you have about the person(s) to be served, (i.e. date of birth, place of employment, description of residence, etc.)

If you have any questions concerning our procedures or fees, please contact us

 

 

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