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Civil Division

Changes to IHSS Wage Garnishments effective 1/1/19


Civil Division located at:

2929 Richardson Dr., Auburn, CA 95603


Mailing Address
Placer County Sheriff's Office, Civil Division
2929 Richardson Dr., Auburn, CA 95603


Phone: (530) 889-7885
Fax: (530) 886-3840


Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 4:00p.m.
We are closed on all major holidays.

Most common services are: Summons Complaints, Evictions, Small Claims, Civil Bench Warrants, Wage Garnishments, and Bank Levies. For all other service, please call our office at phone # (530) 889-7885. When calling our office with inquires on Civil files have the Levying officer file # ready so that we can properly identify the file.

Advanced fees are required. We require the original Writ of Execution (front & back) in all cases that a writ is needed. For personal services we require 3 copies of the documents (front & back) to be served. All service requests must come with an original letter of instruction signed by the Attorney of Record or the petitioner/plaintiff if there is no Attorney of Record.



Fee list of the most common services the Civil Division offers:
  • Summons & Complaint - $40.00 per person/entity
  • Claim of Plaintiff/Defendant - $40.00 per person/entity
  • Wage garnishments - $35.00
  • Bank levies/3rd party levies - $40.00 per garnishment
  • Auto Levy actual cost - $2000.00 deposit required
  • Real property levies actual cost - $2000.00 deposit required
  • Writ of attachment-real property - $200.00
  • Eviction - $145.00
  • Bench Warrant fee - $50.00 or $140.00
  • Restraining Orders (Domestic Violence) - Free
  • Restraining Orders (Civil Harassment) - $40.00 unless fee waived by court



Letters of Instruction Downloadable Forms:



Wage Garnishment Forms:



Out of State:


The Sheriff's Office cannot provide you with legal advice. The following are several resources you might find helpful.

Bill Santucci Justice Center Courthouse

Bill Santucci Justice Center Courthouse

Legal Help Center (Facilitator's Office)

Appointments available by using the link above

10820 Justice Center Drive, Roseville, CA 95678

Phone: (916) 408-6000 or (916) 408-6446

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Additional Wednesday hours: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

** Auburn Historic Court hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sparks Law Library of Placer County

Sparks Law Library of Placer County

1523 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603

Phone: (530) 823-2573

Library legal self help hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

L.S.N.C. Legal Self Help Clinic hours:
Thursday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Legal Services of Northern California

Legal Services of Northern California

Auburn office

190 Reamer Street, Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 823-7560
Toll Free: (800) 660-6107

Fax: (530) 823-7601



For Domestic Violence related issues:

Stand Up Placer

Stand Up Placer

Auburn Direct Services Office
11985 Heritage Oaks Place, #200, Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 885-0443
Fax: (530) 889-8497

Roseville Direct Services Office
700 Sunrise Ave, Suite N, Roseville, CA 95661
Phone: (916) 773-7273
Fax: (916) 773-3990

For any additional information needed, please feel free to call our office for further assistance.

Thank you,
Placer County Sheriff's Office, Civil Division