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Civil Unit

Phone: (360) 397-2225

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except holidays or county closures)

Process Service

  • Various court processes may be served by the Sheriff’s Office
  • A deposit is required along with service papers

        Payment options:

o     Cash

o     Business check payable to Clark County Sheriff

o     Cashier’s check payable to Clark County Sheriff

o     Credit/debit - subject to a convenience fee

        Note any special service requirements in your cover letter

        Provide a daytime contact phone number in case there are problems

        Delays may be 4 weeks or longer for initial service attempts after receipt

o     Call the unit for current backlog status

        Returns are forwarded to the party requesting service

        A self addressed stamped envelope and cover letter is required with documents

 

Writs of Restitution

    Specific documents are required upon presentation of a writ to the Sheriff:

o     4 duplicate original Writs of Restitution - original seal and signature of clerk

o     1 Completed Tenant Information Sheet - click here

o     1 Completed Request for Storage of Personal Property

o     Sheriff’s Indemnity Bond for commercial evictions

  • Deposits are required. Call the unit for information.

 
Property Executions / Replevins / Attachments - Requirements

        Paperwork requirements vary depending on the type of action
Replevin requirements
Personal Property sales requirements
Real Property sales requirements

        Cases require a deposit on fees

        Any Attachments must be cleared through the Prosecutor’s Office prior to enforcement

        Call the unit for clarification or more information

 

Inquire by E-mail at: CivilProcessInquiries@clark.wa.gov


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Clark County Sheriff's Office:
Street Address: 707 West 13th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 410, Vancouver, WA 98666
Main phone: (360) 397-2211
Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6388, then call (360) 397-2445
E-mail: sheriff@clark.wa.gov
E-mails are monitored: Mon-Fri 8-5 p.m.

Responsible Elected Official: Sheriff Chuck E. Atkins

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