Brockton Civil Process office of the Plymouth County Sheriff's
department is benefiting citizens, the legal community and police
departments across the county.
The Sheriff's Civil Process office serves more than 25,000 legal
documents annually, mostly to parties in civil lawsuits. Fees
paid by attorneys and plaintiffs fund the division's entire operation,
resulting in zero cost to taxpayers. In years when revenues exceed
expenses, surplus funds are used to support law enforcement agencies
through such programs as the Bureau of Criminal Investigation,
the K9 unit, and the Safekeep program which holds and transports
prisoners on behalf of the local police departments.
legal community can rely on the qualified and experienced staff
at the division. A variety of services are available including
attachment, execution and seizure of vehicles. Massachusetts Bar
Association members receive 30 days of credit.
legal community and citizens can utilize the Civil Process Division
to serve summons, warrants and a variety of legal documents. Among
- tenant disputes
proceedings and child support warrants
estate attachments and seizures
sales of personal property
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