Civil Process

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office provides service for all types of process related to criminal proceedings and some types of process related to civil proceedings. However, we cannot provide forms or legal advice for any civil process. Fees are charged and civil rules of services are followed, in accordance with Utah law. Deposits are required for some types of process. For additional information, click on the fees link below or contact the civil process division at (435)656-6500.

An Ex Parte’, Protective Order, or Stalking Injunction can be served by any law enforcement officer, at any time, upon the request of the petitioner. (UCA 78B-7-106) There is no fee to file or serve protective orders and stalking injunctions.

Some processes can be served by constables, private investigators or citizens. More information about who can serve what types of process can be found on the Utah Courts website.

The Utah online court assistance program provides information that answers frequently asked questions, along with links and forms to assist with obtaining the civil process paperwork to be served.

Visit the court website at

Payment Options


Payments of fees may be sent via the US Postal Service to the Sheriff’s Office. For your protection do not send cash through the mail. Acceptable forms of payment via mail are company check, cashier’s check or money order.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
750 South 5300 West
Hurricane, UT 84737

In Person
Fees payments may be paid by company cash, cashier’s check or money order in the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’’s Office is open between 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.

Credit Card Payments

Fees payments can be paid online by credit card. Customers paying online receive immediate confirmation of the payment(s) made.

Please Note: Confirmation acknowledges receipt of your information and intent to pay your fees. Please contact your financial institution to verify that funds have been transferred. If there are no funds available, your fee will not be considered paid.

In order to comply with the tax code the Washington County Sheriff’s Office uses a third party to process credit card payments for VISA, DISCOVER and Master Card. We use Instant Payments to process credit card payments. Instant Payments charges a CONVENIENCE FEE $2.00.

Click here to pay with your Credit Card