seizure and sale of business inventory if writ is
not satisfied, a minimum of $1,500
fee deposit is required to conduct an inventory of
the business and maintain keeper
custody until the inventory can be removed from the
premises. More may be required
depending on the size and complexity of the levy.
Twenty-four hour Keeper - $565.
Call for service fee.
keeper levy in excess of twelve hours implies a seize
and sell levy. Contact the Civil Office to discuss
other fees such as professional inventory services,
moving and storage, and conduct of sheriff's sale.
Levy * - $1200.
Levy fee requirements in detail:
take possession - $85.
inventory and record condition of vehicle - $110.
costs - Actual cost- Approximately $90.
Based on current rate of $90 per hour.
- $40 per day. Per Code
of Civil Procedure, vehicles seized under Claim and
Delivery must be held for a minimum of ten days before
the vehicle can be turned over to the Plaintiff. In
the case of sheriff's sale of the vehicle, the vehicle
cannot be sold until ten days after the Notice of
Sale is served on the debtor personally; or fifteen
days if the Notice of Sale is served on the debtor
by first class mailing.
Sale (Writ of Execution) - $85.
Certificate of Sale to purchaser - $10.
Levies on motor vehicles can become complicated when
third parties claim an interest in the vehicle levied
upon. The judgment creditor should be prepared for
delays while these claims are resolved and be prepared
to pay additional storage costs in the meantime.
Real Property Levy and Sell - Contact the Civil Office and ask for the Real Property
Levy information sheet. This can be mailed or faxed
to you and contains all the requirements to have the
Sheriff levy on real property.
Property Levy and Sell - Contact the Civil
Office and talk to one of the deputies concerning
the requirements. The fees required vary considerably
depending on the complexity of the levy.
on Legal Advice - The members of the
Civil Section are not attorneys and cannot give
legal advice. If you have questions on how to proceed
in your particular matter, you should contact an
attorney for competent legal counsel.
Required Documents - The Sheriff requires written instructions,
signed by the litigant or his/her attorney, clearly
describing the actions the Sheriff is to take and
where to carry them out. The Sheriff and his deputies
do not "hunt" for litigants in civil matters
nor do they "locate" a judgment debtor's
assets for levy. The Sheriff cannot accept facsimile
(faxed) instructions unless the original written
instructions to the Sheriff authorize him to accept