The Christian County Sheriff office processed approximately 4,000 civil documents in 2015.
The types of Civil Process the Sheriff serves are citations, child support orders, garnishments, general executions, motions, subpoena’s, order of protections, replevin actions, show of cause orders, summons, petitions, writs, unlawful detainers, mechanics liens and any other document the court may request.
The fees for service is determined by Missouri Revised Statutes and the mileage fee rates in accordance with the IRS Standard Mileage Rates. Documents submitted to the Sheriff’s office for service must include payment upon receipt (check or money order) made payable to “Christian County Sheriff” and a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of service.
Below is a chart reflecting the change in mileage fees and service fees for our office.
Civil Process Clerk
CIVIL PROCESS FEES
Child Support Notice- $30.00
Show Cause- $30.00
Execution Move-Out (Evictions)- $30.00
General Execution (Funds, Garnishments)- $50.00
General Execution Property *- $30.00 + $350.00 Cost Deposit
Motion (Family access order, other)- $30.00
Motion for Emancipation- $30.00
Notice (Probate, Intent to Suspend DL)- $30.00
Order (adult/child exparte or full order)- $30.00 (respondent may now be taxed)
Order (Replevin, income withholding)- $30.00
Order of Commitment- $85.00
Probate Guardianship Notice- $30.00
Show Cause- $30.00
Landlord tenant, Juvenile, Probate small claims- $30.00
Warrant (probate)- $30.00
Writ of Attachment- $85.00
Writ (Other, Sequestration, Transport)- $30.00
Mileage Fees Per Document
As of January 03, 2017 we revised the mileage fees to be in accordance with the 2017 Internal Revenue Service approved amount of fifty-three.five (53.5) cents per mile. Below is the new fee schedule to be used starting February 1, 2017. If you have any questions contact our office at 417-582-5341 or by emailing Patricia Ramage. The fees will be updated yearly on our county website.
Billings 44 miles $23.54
Bruner 28 miles $14.98
Brookline 42 miles $22.47
Chadwick 28 miles $14.98
Chestnutridge 46 miles $24.61
Clever 32 miles $17.12
Elkhead 34 miles $18.19
Fremont Hills 12 miles $6.42
Fordland 52 miles $27.82
Forsyth 60 miles $32.10
Garrison 46 miles $24.61
Highlandville 20 miles $10.70
Nixa 10 miles $5.35
Oldfield 22 miles $11.77
Ozark Flat Fee $5.00
SaddleBrooke 36 miles $19.26
Sparta 14 miles $7.49
Spokane 30 miles $16.05
Republic 48 miles $25.68
Rogersville 36 miles $19.26
Bradleyville 64 miles $34.24
- Garnishments are a flat fee with no mileage fee added
- Paper work with multiple people to be served will be a mileage charge plus $30.00 per person
- Eviction Process: Once the eviction order is received the deputy will post the paper work on the door. The respondent then has five days after the day the paper work was posted to vacate the property, if respondent is still there after the five days the plaintiff needs to contact the Sheriff Office and we will set up a lock out date. The plaintiff is responsible for removal of all remaining property.