One of the most important duties of the Sheriff has always been to execute and serve the various processes issued by and for the courts of Virginia. The Sheriff shares this responsibility in the area of criminal processes with other agencies, but for civil cases and processes, the responsibility is held by the Sheriff alone.
The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division processes hundreds of summons, court orders, judgments and subpoenas per month.
These give the parties notice that the court is considering taking some type of action which has been requested by the plaintiff. Preserve the status quo: temporary and permanent protective orders to prevent parties from performing acts that would cause harm to other persons involved, until the matter is settled in the courts.
Once paperwork is received the Sheriff’s office will do their best to serve your paperwork and assist with any information. The Sheriff’s office charges a basic fee that is served per civil action. Contact us for more information on fees that may be required by the Sheriff’s Office.
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office serves all civil papers. The fee for all in-state papers is $12.00 and all out-of-state papers is $75.00.
To determine if an address is located in Brunswick County or to check the status of any paper previously sent to our Civil Process officer at (434) 532-8240 EXT 310 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Or you can E-Mail our Civil Process Office at firstname.lastname@example.org