Civil Process Unit

The civil process unit handles the service of various legal non-enforceable documents including:

  • Civil summons
  • Subpoenas
  • Garnishments
  • Tax deeds.
  • Divorce Papers
  • Child Support

The civil unit averages:

  • 2300 papers received per month
  • 2000 papers served per month

The Civil Unit serves all of Leon County including a number of state and governmental agencies, private attorneys as well as the general public. Documents must be served in a timely manner and in many cases require a response from the defendant back to the court within a limited amount of time. In order to ensure timely service of your process, the Sheriff’s Office requires a service packet and fees.


Contact Details

You may contact the Civil Unit directly at 850-606-3450 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.

Our mailing address is:

Attn: Civil Division
Leon County Sheriff's Office

P.O.Box 727
Tallahassee, FL 32302

Our Street Address is:

Attn: Civil Division
Leon County Sheriff's Office
313 S Calhoun St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Contact Us

Records Department
(850) 606-3317
Records Email:
Records Fax: (850) 606-3326
Records Director - Karen Bodiford

Leon County Sheriff's Office
2825 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304
Main: (850) 606-3300 - Map

Leon County Detention Center
535 Appleyard Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 606-3500 - Map

Leon County Sheriff
Warrants & Civil Division
313 S Calhoun St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 606-3450 - Map

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