The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the service of all Civil Processes within Iredell County. These processes include:
Child Custody Orders
Civil Orders for Arrest
Claim and Deliveries
Domestic Violence Orders
Writs for Possession (real and personal property)
Writs of Executions (enforcement of money judgments)
Approximately 18,000 various civil papers are entered through the Civil Process unit. There are 11 deputies who handle the bulk of the Civil Process papers.
Papers must be received within 15 working days prior to the court date. Faxed copies are served only in case of an emergency. All papers must be dated, signed, and have a file number listed. Papers must list a physical address for the defendant.