WHO IS... AND WHAT IS ... THE SHERIFF?
In Clark County, the Sheriff has the statutory duty of providing service of process in civil and criminal cases.
WHO IS... AND WHAT IS ... A DEPUTY SHERIFF?
The Sheriff's Civil Process Section is comprised of Deputies who are full time peace officers commissioned by the Sheriff of Clark County. The office of the Sheriff Civil Process Section acts as a messenger of the Courts in all civil matters. Anything that is not a criminal act is a civil act. We do not get involved in the disputes, but we serve the documents and keep the peace.
Sheriff's Deputies Serve:
- Temporary Protective Orders - Issued by District Court/Family Division, 601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas, NV
- Stalking/Harassment Orders - Issued by Justice Court, 200 S. Third St., Las Vegas, NV
The above documents are forwarded to this section by either District Court/Family Division or Justice Court.
Any Changes to the information provided by the courts must be forwarded through the respective courts. There is no charge for service of the above Orders issued through a Court.
Sheriff's Deputies also serve:
- Affidavit of Small Claims w/Order Waiving Fees
- Bench Warrants
- Notice of Claim of Lien
- Summons & Complaints/Citations & Petitions Writ of Attachment (wages/bank accounts/cash boxes)
- Writ of Attachment (personal property - vehicles, equipment, monies, etc.)
- Writ of Attachment (real property)
- Writ of Execution/Garnishment (wages/bank accounts/cash boxes)
- Writ of Execution (personal property - vehicles, equipment, etc.)
- Writ of Execution (real property)
- Writ of Possession
- Writ of Restitution