Civil Division

Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266 Newfane, VT 05345

Posted by: Keith Clark on 02/09/2018

The Civil Division provides for the timely service of court orders issued by the Vermont Superior Court, litigants and other lawful authorities.

Civil Process

Some types of documents and civil processes frequently served by the Windham County Sheriff's Office include: summons and complaints, writ of replevin, writ of possession, trustee processes, small claims, divorce processes, judgement orders, and notice of eviction/quit. Additionally, the Sheriff of each county is the only lawful authority to evict tenants following legal action.

Fees (as set by 32VSA1591):

Service: $50.00 per person served, plus mileage

Postage: When applicable

Return of service: $1.00

Affidavit of attempted service: $35.00

Note: Our office requires a $100.00 deposit to cover the above fees. Any unused portions of the deposit will be refunded following the completion of service.

Civilian Fingerprinting

The Civil Division also serves as Windham County's civilian fingerprinting station. Be it a work related background checks, related to adoption, or other non-criminal need, the Windham County Sheriff's Office use

Hours:

Monday afternoons, beginning at 3:00 PM Thursday mornings: 8:15AM to 9:00AM

Fee: $25.00

Sheriff's Sales/Auctions

The Windham County Sheriff's Office is empowered to sell or auction property on behalf of the person or entity with legal possession and ownership of property. We often auction condos and real estate.

Leadership

Sheriff Keith Clark
Sheriff Keith Clark
11 Jail Street
Newfane, VT 05345
802-365-4942

Holly Ellis
11 Jail Street
Newfane, VT 05345
802-365-4944 x141