Merced County California

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Civil Division
Overview
The Sheriff receives, serves, and executes all civil processes and orders that are accepted for service, in the manner prescribed by California Law.

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Division Locations
  • Merced Main Station
    670 W. 22nd St.  Room 15
    Merced, CA 95340
    Ph: (209) 385-7639
  • Fax (209) 725-3516
  • Los Banos Sub Station
    445 W. I St.
    Los Banos, CA 93635
    Ph: (209) 710-6002
  • Temporarily Closed: Please contact Merced Office

Forms
Click link to read or print forms for Eviction Procedure or Civil Instruction Sheet.

Service and Fees
The following services and fees were established by the Code of Civil Procedures.

Services




 Fees




Earnings Withholding Order

$30




Summons and Complaint (Unlawful Detainer)

$35




Bank Levy

$35




Civil Subpoena

$35




Small Claims

$35




Eviction Reposting

$70




Notice of Motion

$35




Order of Examination

$35




Order to Show Cause

$35




Summons and Petition

$35




Civil Bench Warrant

$50/$120




Till Tap

$85




Eviction (Writ of possession unlawful detainer)

$125




Keeper Levy - eight hours

$225




Vehicle Levy - auto

$1200




Vehicle Levy - large truck

$2000




Real Property levy

Call for fees




Civil Standby (New Policy Changes)

$53




 Notary (seperate check)  $10


Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452