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Civil Process

The Weld County Sheriff's Office, as part of a required function, serves civil process and precepts from the courts. Civil papers are generally court issued documents but may also pertain to small claims court summons or subpoenas. A fee for service is required along with a fee for the mileage which varies. CORRECT PREPAYMENT IS REQUIRED

Papers received with incorrect amounts may be subject to delay or return.

Call (970) 356-4015, or 1-800-436-9276 for exact fee amounts.
Civil Process Questions:
x 2823, or x 2829

Sheriff Sale Questions: x 2835, x 2823, x 2829

Staff members of the Sheriff's Office are not allowed to give legal advice.

Civil papers are received only at the main Sheriff's Office complex in Greeley


Please send a self addressed stamped envelope with your papers. If your affidavit of service requires each document to be listed or anything unique, please send the prepared affidavit as our affidavit is more general.

Sheriff Sales Information

Sheriff Sales are held on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. in front lobby of the Weld County Sheriff's Office at 1950 “O” Street in Greeley. These sales are held only after advertisement in the local daily newspaper.

View current Sheriff Sales at

Court Forms Online

You can fill out and print most forms online. These include forms for family law, criminal, juvenile, probate, civil, water, small claims, and miscellaneous matters; just to name a few. The site also includes videos to walk you through the process.

Visit the Self-Help Center of the Colorado Judicial Branch in Helpful Information

The Eviction Process

The brochure (see helpful section upper right corner) is intended only as a general guide regarding tenant evictions and the role of the Weld County Sheriff's Office. Please note that all Weld County Sheriff's Office employees are prohibited by law from giving legal advice (C.R.S. 30-10-520). Other Statutes (i.e. Title 38 Article 12 and Title 13 Article 40) can be viewed at . Forms are also available. You should consult an attorney for legal advice.

Fees for Service:

Written notice/demand: $35 first def; $10/ea additional def +mileage

Summons/Complaint: $35 first def; $10/ea additional def +mileage

Writ of Restitution: $65 first def; $10/ea additional def +mileage


If you have civil papers to be served with an Erie, Longmont, or Brighton mailing address please call us to verify that the address is in Weld County and not a neighboring county (Boulder, Larimer or Adams). This will enable us to direct you to the proper jurisdiction and help eliminate wasted trips and fees.

See Civil Process Fee (pdf) in Helpful Information for Fee Schedule.

A new fee schedule has been created and will take effect on 03/01/2019.  Please see the updated Civil Process Fee (PDF) in the Helpful Information Section.

Contact Information

Weld County Sheriff

1950 "O" Street

Greeley, Colorado 80631
phone: (970) 356-4015
phone: (800) 436-9276

Civil Process Questions?

phone: (970) 356-4015 x 2823
phone: (970) 356-4015 x 2829‚Äč

Sheriff Sale Questions?

phone: (970) 356-4015 x 3939

Eviction Audio Line

phone: (970) 356-4015 x 3051

Sergeant Michael Knee

phone: (970) 356-4015 x 3939