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Returns of service policy

Effective April 9, 2007 the CIVIL DIVISION of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will no longer mail out returns of service without a self address stamped envelope for your return. Thank you for your cooperation. Any further questions or inquiries may be directed to:

Rachelle Gates
Civil Process Supervisor
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
5525 College Rd
Key West, Fl 33040
Phone: 305-809-3041
FAX: 305-292-7123

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The Civil Division of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office is governed primarily by Florida Statutes regarding Civil Process, specifically Title VI, Chapters 45-88. Click here to view Florida Statutes on-line.

Any further questions or inquiries may be directed to: Rachelle Gates, Civil Process Supervisor, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 305-809-3041.  Our hours are 8:00 A. M. - 5:00 P. M. Monday through Friday. The office is located at 5525 College Road on Stock Island. It is at the second floor window of the Sheriff's main Administrative Headquarters building. The mailing address is:

Monroe County Sheriff
ATTN: Civil Process
5525 College Road
Key West, FL 33040