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Nueces County Sheriff

For executing or attempting to execute each of the court writs, processes, services or writs from any court, and making a return thereon (including mileage), the Sheriff and Constable shall receive the following fees:

Fee Amount
Justice Courts $125.00
All Other Courts $125.00

For executing or attempting to execute each of the court writs, processes, services or writs from any court, and making a return thereon (including mileage), the Sheriff and Constable shall receive the following fees:

Fee Amount
Executing Deed $100.00
Executing a Bill of Sale $100.00
Notice (Posting) $100.00
Notice of Trustee Sale $95.00
Forcible Detainer $125.00
Citation by Publication $125.00
Citation Scire Facias $125.00
Notice to Take Deposition $125.00
Precept to Serve $125.00
Show Cause Order Notice $125.00
Subpoena $125.00
Subpoena Dues Tecum $125.00
Summons $125.00
Mental Commitment $125.00
Levy Fee When No Sale $200.00
Distress Warrant $200.00
Injunction $200.00
Order $200.00
Order of Sale $200.00
Temporary Protective Order $150.00 *
Temporary Restraining Order $150.00 *
Writ of Attachment (Civil) $200.00
Writ of Execution $200.00
Writ of Garnishment $200.00
Writ of Habeas Corpus $200.00
Writ of Possession $200.00
Writ of Restitution $200.00
Writ of Sequestration $200.00
Writ of Certiorari $200.00
Peace Bond $125.00
Writ of Venditioni Exponas $200.00
Services not Listed $100.00
Writ of Re-entry $200.00
Small Claims Court $125.00
Protective Order $200.00
Writ of Turnover Order $125.00
Writ of Retrieval $200.00
Writs of Restoration of Utility Service $125.00
Writs Asst, Repossession of Aircraft $200.00
Temporary Exparte Orders $200.00
* Note: Protective Order/TRO not to be charged to applicant; to be paid as court cost upon order of the court.

Other Fees

Fee Amount
Impound of Estray Animals (per animal) $75.00
Man Hours for Estray Animals $15.71/hour
$23.57/hour if OT
Transport of Estray Animals $5.00/mile
Sheriff's Collection Fee for Estray Animal (Set by State Legislature) $25.00/animal
Collection of Hot Checks for License Plates
(pursuant to Section 502.181 Transportation Code)
$50.00
Fee f Writs or Ordeers where no Commission is Collected by Sheriff (per hour after 2 hours) $25.00

Commission on Sales and Collections

The following commissions are to be collected by the Sheriff or Constable for the collection and processing of money when received in payment of, or for a sale of property on an execution, order of sale or any other order from any court:

Fee Amount
Any amount up to $5,000.99 10%
$5,001.00 to $15,000.99 5%
$15,001.00 and over 3%