Civil Processes


Before the Sheriff’s Department can serve processes on your behalf you must have a court order. Use the Court self-help system to obtain a court order for restraining orders, evictions, small claims, etc., or for alternative dispute resolution.

The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office civil unit is responsible for the following:


  • Serving legal documents upon individuals and businesses in San Benito County.
  • Court-ordered money judgments via levies upon wages, bank accounts, and real and personal property.
  • Court-ordered evictions.
  • Civil bench warrants.

 
A complete fee schedule is available by clicking here Civil process fees. Payment can made by check or cash.
 
To request a civil process served by the Sheriff’s Office

Complete the Service Instructions to the Office of the Sheriff and bring it to the Sheriff’s Office at 2301 Technology Pkwy with your process paperwork and the required fee.
 
To request an eviction handled by the Sheriff’s Office

Complete the Eviction Instructions and bring it to the Sheriff’s Office at 2301 Technology Pkwy with your eviction paperwork and the required fee.