Civil Section

The Civil Section is responsible for serving all civil papers from any court that requires service within Clayton County and for the lawful execution of every eviction proceeding within the county.

Civil papers include:

— Lawsuits

— Probate Orders

— Subpoenas

— Divorce Papers

— Foreign papers received from other agencies.

— Evictions

Civil Service Fees:

— Civil Suits: $50.00

— Civil Subpoenas:  $10.00

— Criminal Subpoenas:  No Fee

— FiFa for Nulla Bona:  $20.00 for Sheriff’s Office, $7.00 for Clerk of Superior Court.

— FiFa for Money Demand:  $50.00

— In-State Child Support Service:  No Fee

— Out of State Child Support Services:   $50.00

— Temporary Protective Orders (TPO’s):   No Fee.

Payment for Civil Service Fees may be made by business check or money order only.  Payments need to be made payable to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.

Payment should be mailed to:

Clayton County Sheriff’s Office

Attn: Civil Division

9157 Tara Boulevard

Jonesboro, GA 30236 

TransportationThe Transportation Unit is part of the Civil Section and is responsible for:

— Safely moving inmates.

— Outside inmate medical appointments.

— Picking-up inmates arrested by other agencies on our charges.

— Transporting juvenile offenders to court.

— Picking-up in-custody persons from criminal warrant units in the field for transportation to the Clayton County Jail.

— Transporting inmates to the Department of Corrections (state prisons).