If you have questions not answered below, please email Civil Supervisor Rachelle Gates at sgates@keysso.net.

Documents not properly issued, or those with incorrect fees or incorrect payee will be returned. 

Type of Service

Cost of Service

All Summonses and Subpoenas:  Certified or  original court-sealed copy and copy with  attachments for each party to be served. F. S. 30.231(3).     $40.00 for each party to be served.

Out-of State Non-enforceable Process:  Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will serve the process  per Florida Statutes unless an explicit letter of instructions or copy of other state’s return of service accompanies each document.  

$55.00 for each party to be served. For a notorized affidavit, a seperate check must be provided for an additional fee of $15.00.

Writ of Garnishment.  

$40.00 service fee

Writ of Replevin:  Description of property  being   seized, serial numbers/identifying numbers,  address where property is located, copy of court order for issuance of Writ and copy of bond posted with court.  Certified copy of Summons and copy for service. 

$40.00 for Summons and $90.00 for service of executing Writ.

Writ of Possession:  Landlord/tenant or foreclosure, name and telephone number of landlord or  authorized agent are required.  Landlord or Agent must arrange for locksmith and be present when eviction is finalized.

$90.00 for executing Writ.

Distress Writ:  Service only

$40.00 for each party served.

Writ of Attachment (Body):  Court sealed copy and copy for service and description  sheet with date of birth. 

$90.00 for executing Writ.  Judge will assess incarceration fee at  Court  hearing.

Writ of Attachment (Property):  Provide copy  of bond posted with court, copy of court order for issuance or writ and levy instructions listing property being attached.

Call for fees and  cost deposit

Writ of Attachment (Real Estate):  Must be  accompanied by levy instructions with   legal description and street address.

$90.00 for execution Writ plus recording fees.

LEVY FEES

Type of Levy 

Levy Deposit

Real Estate:  Levy instructions must include  legal description and street address Call for cost deposit.*

Vehicles:  Must provide description of vehicle,  tag and VIN numbers and address where vehicle can be found.

  $3,000.00 cost deposit

Assets of business:  Must provide specific inventory of business assets.

 Call for cost deposit* (It varies depending on size and type of merchandise.

Personal Assets:  Provide specific inventory. May require a “break order”.

Call for cost deposit.*

Jewelry or Stock Certificates:  Defendant must voluntarily turn over inventory.

Call for cost deposit*

Boats:  Must provide location of boat, size,   name of boat, Florida decal numbers or documentation number.  Also advise whether boat is in or out of water.

 Call for cost deposit*

*Deposit amount depends on the specifics of each case.


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