Civil Process and Records

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Office Manager

Nicole Mendenhall

Direct Office Phone: (970) 878-9630

Records Technician

Nancy Murphy

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00AM-12:00PM and 1PM-5:00PM

Mailing Address: 

PO Box 1460 Meeker, CO 81641

Civil Process

The Sheriff’s Office Civil Section is located at 355 4th Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 and is open to the public between 7:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, except for county holidays. If sending a process request through the mail, please send all applicable paperwork and payment to P.O. Box 1460, Meeker, CO 81641.

Forms of payment may include cash, personal checks or money orders made out to “RBC Sheriff”. Please note that our office has the ability to accept credit and debit cards, however you will be charged an additional 2.95% vendor fee with a minimum of $1.00. 

For a better chance at successful service, please supply a cover letter or fill out our Civil Process Information Sheet.  Complete and accurate information including, but not limited to, addresses, descriptions or employment will help eliminate service delays. 

All processes must come through the Sheriff’s Office Civil Section before any attempt is made, so please keep compliance deadlines in mind and account for additional time if needed. If our office is not given an adequate amount of time to attempt service, your papers will be returned.

Upon completion of service or attempts, a Return of Service will be mailed to you. We ask that you please provide a self-addressed, stamped return envelope for this service. 

The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office cannot guarantee service, nor will we attempt service outside our jurisdiction.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please call (970) 878-9630 for Civil Process.

  1. Civil Process and Fees
  2. Record Request Process and Fees
  3. Sheriff's Sale

All Fees are Per Person Served per the fee scheduler below, we do NOT charge for mileage and ask that you please adhere to the fee schedule below.
Civil Process Sheet

   Civil Action 
 Citation $35.00       
Notice of Hearing or Deferment
 Distraint Warrant$35.00
 Protection Order$35.00

Criminal Action  

 Civil Non-Service$20.00            
 Criminal Non -Service$5.00

 Summons and Forcible Entry Detainer$35.00
 Writ of Restitution
Includes posting and 2 hours move out time
Additional move time will be billed per 
hour/per deputy
$45.00 per hour/per deputy

Two or more papers served on the same person or different person at the same time and place in same action:

Pursuant to C.R.S. 30-1-105.5, as amended, in situations when two or more papers are served on the same person or different persons at the same time and place and in the same action, the sheriff shall charge the highest individual fee allowable pursuant to section C.R.S. 30-1-104, as amended, for the first process and an additional ten dollars ($10.00) for each subsequent process served.