Fees

Notice of Fees

In a 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 by the 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:

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

Denton County Sheriff & Constable Fees

  • Citations (except Citations by certified mail): $75
  • Citations by certified mail: $30
  • Civil Subpoena: $75
  • Deposition Subpoena: $75
  • Distress Warrant (Hourly Fees apply): $150
  • Fee for service of Civil Process, Orders, and Writs not listed elsewhere: $150
  • Notice of Show Cause: $75
  • Notice of Trustee Sale (posting): $75
  • Notice: $75
  • Order of Sale: $150
  • Order: $70
  • Permanent Injunction: $100
  • Posting of Notices: $75
  • Precept to Serve: $75
  • Preliminary Injunction: $85
  • Protective Order: $85
  • Sheriff’s / Constable’s Deed: $75
  • Special Writ Rule 308 Texas Rules of Court: $85
  • Subpoena: $75
  • Subpoena Duces Tecum: $75
  • Summons: $75
  • Tax Warrant: $150
  • Temp Protective Order: $85
  • Temp Restraining Order: $125
  • Turn Over Order: $150
  • Writ of Assistance for Repossession of Aircraft: $150
  • Writ of Attachment: $150
  • Writ of Certiorari: $150
  • Writ of Commitment: $150
  • Writ of Execution (Percentage collection applies): $150
  • Writ of Garnishment: $125
  • Writ of Habeas Corpus: $150
  • Writ of Injunction: $150
  • Writ of Mandamus: $150
  • Writ of Possession (Hourly Fees apply): $150
  • Writ of Re-Entry (Hourly Fees apply): $150
  • Writ of Restitution: $150
  • Writ of Restoration: $150
  • Writ of Retrieval (Hourly Fees apply): $150
  • Writ of Scire Facias: $100
  • Writ of Sequestration: $150

HOURLY FEE

Plus $50 per deputy per hour after 2 hours.

Sheriff’s & Constables’ Commission on Sales

Half 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.

Collection of Fees on an Execution Order of Sale

If the sums are collected without a sale, half of the foregoing rates shall be allowed.

PercentJudgment Range
10%$20,000 or less
4%$20,000.01 and up