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Fees & Required Documentation

Documents and Fees Required for service

 (see Idaho Code 11-706)

**Some documents are available from the Idaho Supreme Court

OR for your convenience on our website under Downloadable Documents **

All Services Require a Letter of Instruction and Advance Fees

Debit/Credit Cards are NOT accepted, however an ATM is available.

Original writ plus 1 copy of each of the following:

  • Original writ

Fees:

  • $115 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for the service of the writ.
  • If occupants do not vacate moving fees will then be required in advance. Please see writs of restitution for further information.
  • The Original Writ and 3 copies
  • Envelope addressed to each judgment debtor at last known address.

3 copies of the following documents for each debtor:

1 copy of the following documents for each debtor:

Fees:

  • $55 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Add $40 for each additional service.
  • If you are garnishing wages of an Idaho State employee, a separate check for $10.00 made payable to the Idaho State Controller is required.
  • If you are garnishing wages of a Boise State University employee, a separate check for $10.00 made payable to Boise State University is required.
  • If you are garnishing funds through the Department of Insurance, a separate check for $30.00 made payable to the Department of Insurance is required.
  • The Original Writ and 3 copies
  • Envelope addressed to each judgment debtor at last known address

3 copies of the following documents and 1 extra copy for each additional debtor:

2 copies of the following documents and 1 extra copy for each additional debtor:

Fees:

  • $55 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Add $40 for each additional service.
  • A separate check for $5.00 made payable to the financial institution is required. Include a separate $5.00 for each additional financial institution being served.

**A social security number is required for each defendant/judgment debtor**

  • The Original Writ and 3 copies
  • Envelope addressed to each judgment debtor at last known address

3 copies of the following documents and 1 extra copy for each additional debtor:

1 copy of the following documents for each debtor:

Fees:

  • $55 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office.
  • A separate check for $10.00 made payable to the Idaho State Controller is required for each defendant/judgment debtor.

The Original writ plus 2 copies of each of the following:

  • Original writ

Fees:

  • $115 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Add $100 for each additional service address. Please call our office for towing and storage fees 208-577-3750.
  • $55 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office if service is for a cash demand or till tap.

2 copies of each of the following, plus an extra copy for each additional service:

  • Summons, Notice, Order, Subpoena

1 copy for each service packet:

  • All other documents that will be served along with the Summons, Notice, Order or Subpoena

Fees:

  • $55 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for each party being served OR for each service packet. Include an additional $40 for each additional service address per service packet.

Original only of each of the following:

  • Original writ
  • Order for foreclosure or for sale (if applicable)
  • Notice of Levy (electronic copy only)
  • Judgment
  • Notice of Sale (electronic copy only)
  • Documents required to be provided after the sale of the following (electronic copies only):
    • Certificate of Sale
    • Sheriff’s Return
    • Sheriff’s Deed

Fees:

  • $800-$1000 made payable to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for sheriff’s fees and standard publication fees.  Price varies depending on publication costs. Please call our office for further information 208-577-3750.