Civil Process and Records

Office Manager
Erin Musser

Direct Office Phone: (970) 878-9622
Fax: (970) 878-3127

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-12:00PM and 1PM-4:30PM

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 1460 Meeker, CO 81641

Civil Process

The Sheriff’s Office Civil Section is located at 355 4th Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 and is open to the public between 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, except for county holidays. If sending a process request through the mail, please send all applicable paperwork and payment to P.O. Box 1460, Meeker, CO 81641.

All fees for service must be paid when documents are delivered for processing. Our office can only accept cash, checks or money orders. Funds must be payable to the “Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office.”

For a better chance at successful service, please supply a cover letter or fill out our Civil Process Information Sheet.  Complete and accurate information including, but not limited to, addresses, descriptions or employment will help eliminate service delays.

All processes must come through the Sheriff’s Office Civil Section before any attempt is made, so please keep compliance deadlines in mind and account for additional time if needed. If our office is not given an adequate amount of time to attempt service, your papers will be returned.

Upon completion of service or attempts, a Return of Service will be mailed to you. We ask that you please provide a self-addressed, stamped return envelope for this service.

The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office cannot guarantee service, nor will we attempt service outside our jurisdiction.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please call (970) 878-9600 for Civil Process.

  1. Civil Process and Fees
  2. Record Request Process and Fees
  3. Sheriff's Sale
All Fees are Per Person Served 

Civil Process Sheet

Certificate – Levy, Purchase or Redemption $ 30.00
Citation $ 35.00
Decree (Notice of Hearing or Deferment) $35.00
Demand $ 35.00
Distraint Warrant $ 35.00
Garnishment $ 20.00
Interrogatories $ 35.00
Motion $35.00
Notice $ 35.00
Order $ 35.00
Petition $ 35.00
Protection Order $ 35.00
Return – Not Served $ 5.00
Subpoena $ 60.00
Summons $ 35.00
Writ of Attachment $ 75.00
Writ of Execution $ 60.00
Writ of Ne Exeat $ 20.00
Writ of Replevin $ 75.00 (+ ACTUAL EXPENSES) 
Writ of Restitution  $100.00 (+$ 58.00 PER HOUR/PER DEPUTY)


Juror Summons $ 10.00
Return – Not Served $ 5.00
Subpoena $ 7.50
Summons $ 15.00

Statute 30-1-104 - Fees for Sheriff Effective 6/1/06