Civil Process

Civil Process

Office Locations 
Sequoyah County Sheriffs’ Department 
119 S Oak 
Sallisaw, OK  74955

 

 

Hours of Operation 
Office: 8 AM – 4 PM 
Phone:  (918) 775-1213

Fax:   (918) 775-1219 
 

   
       

 

 

MISSION

It is the goal of the Sequoyah County Sheriffs’ Department to serve all received process in a reasonable and timely manner while maintaining an impartial stance between all parties involved or having an interest in a case. 

 

The Sheriff provides a cost effective, credible service and successfully serves most defendants. However, the case is civil in nature and the Sheriff cannot utilize criminal investigative tactics such as stakeouts or computer inquiries (DMV, arrest records, etc.) to serve process, therefore we cannot guarantee service.

 

The Sheriff’s Office receives, serves, and executes all civil processes and orders that are accepted for service in the manner prescribed by law. The law requires that any civil process brought to the Sheriff for service must be valid on its face, issued by a competent authority, and accompanied by adequate legal instructions.  The instructions must state the process to be served, the person or entity to be served, the location for service, and be signed by the attorney of the party or by the party if he has no attorney. The fees for service of civil processes are $50 per case, per person.

 

We understand that you are eager to remain abreast of the status of your case. Once you have left your case for processing however, please be patient.  You may contact the office from 8 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday to check the status of your case.

 

Include the following in civil process:

Copy or copies of paper(s) to be served should be stapled together and clearly marked “DEFENDANT”

Copy or copies of papers to be returned should be stapled together and clearly marked “RETURN”

A self-addressed stamped envelope for return of service must be included if you want return of service