Fee Schedule

Review a detailed listing of the fees charged by the New Castle County Sheriff's Office. Do not send cash or personal checks. Acceptable checks from law firms, money orders, or cashier's checks should all be made payable to the Sheriff of New Castle County. A $55 fee will be assessed for all returned checks, in addition to any banks fees or charges. 

Service  Fee Additional Fees if Applicable
Alias Scire Facias Sur Mortgage
Alias Scire Facias Sur Mechanics Lien
$40 $20 For each defendant at the same address.
All Postings  $15
In-State Summons or Complaint, Scire Fa Sur Mortgage, Etc.  $30

Service to different registered agents at the same street address will be charged $30 each.

$5 additional, for each writ served to same registered agent at the same street address if applicable.

Levy - Court of Common Pleas $50
Levy - Superior Court $50
List of Foreclosure Properties  $20 The list can only be purchased in person with cash only. The list is also downloadable for free on our website.
List of Sale Results  $20 The list can only be purchased in person with cash only. The list is also downloadable for free on our website. 
Out-of-County Court Writs  $90 $90 per case per address. $5 additional fee for each writ at the same address. Send one copy of what you want served with a cover letter describing your request. Also include a self-addressed, large pre-paid envelope for return of service affidavit.
Out-of-State Court Writs $75 $75 per case, per address, per registered agent. $5 Additional fee for each writ at same address. Send one copy of what you want served with a cover letter describing your request. Also include a self-addressed, large pre-paid envelope for return of service affidavit.  
Real Estate Deposit  $355 Deposit due at the time of filing to cover advertising and set-up costs. This includes the $150 set-up fee which is charged for all properties scheduled for sheriff sale.
Rule to Show Cause  $30 $5 for each writ at the same address. 
Scheduling of Vendex Sale  $100
Wage Attachments/Garnishments - Court of Common Pleas $30
Wage Attachments/Garnishments - Superior Court  $30
Writ of Possession  $75 Fee is for set up and first hour of service. $50 for each additional hour. 
Writ of Replevin $75 Fee is for set up and first hour of service. $50 for each additional hour.