Fees

Revised Sheriff's Fees

Pursuant to the new provisions of P.L.2001, Chapter 370 (New Jersey Statutes 2:A4-8), which was signed into law on January 8, 2002, the fees for service of documents and execution of writs, within the Clerks, Surrogate and Sheriff's Offices have been revised.

Examples

  • Basic Summons will cost $24 plus mileage
    • $22 (service fee), $2 (return fee), plus mileage
  • Basic Writ will cost $50 plus mileage
    • $48 (service fee), $2 (return fee), plus mileage

View the County Sheriff's Mileage List (PDF).

List of Fees

General Services

ServiceNew Fee
Serving Summons & Complaints First Defendant$24
Second defendant$20
Other defendant or defendants named$16


Returning Summons & Complaints 

ServiceNew Fee
Civil Warrant$50
Executing every Writ Against Wages$50
Executing every Writ of Attachment, sequestration or replevin$50
Executing every Writ of Possession$50
Notary Certification at Defendant$5
Serving every Execution against goods/lands and making inventory$50
Serving out-of-state paper$27


Execution of Sales

ServiceNew Fee
Commission on sums not exceeding $5,0006%
Commission on sums exceeding $5,000 on such excess4%
Minimum Commission$50


Execution of Sales Settled Without Actual Sale

ServiceNew Fee
Commission on sums not exceeding $5,0003%
Commission on sums exceeding $5,0002%


Execution Against Wages

ServiceNew Fee
Advertising the property sale$20
Commission on sums exceeding $5,0004%
Commission on sums not exceeding $5,0006%
Crier of the vendue of property sales$5
Posting of property sale$20
Property Sale Adjournment$28
Statement of Execution$10


Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this please feel free to contact this office at the following numbers:

  • Foreclosure
    Phone: 856-384-4604
  • Garnishments
    Phone: 856-384-4669
  • General Writs
    Phone: 856-384-4642
  • Summons
    Phone: 856-384-4635
  • Writ of Possessions
    Phone: 856-384-4684

Thank you in advance for you attention to this matter.