Civil Process


Contact Information:

605 N Capital, Idaho Falls, ID
Phone: 208-529-1371
Fax: 208-529-1483
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays

General Information:

The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office has the responsibility of executing and or serving certain court-issued documents; namely Writs of Execution, Possession, Assistance, Attachments and Restitution. We also deliver non-writ process papers

Fees:

Sheriff’s Civil Garnishment Fee Resolution – To view resolution Click Here
Fee Schedule: To view fee schedule –
Click Here

Current Sales:

Personal Property Sales:
Real Property Sales:

Wage Garnishment:

In order for the Sheriff’s Office to serve a Wage Garnishment, we require the following documents:

  1. Three (3) copies of the Writ

  2. Order for Continuing Garnishment (If applicable) along with two (2) copies.

  3. Two (2) copies of the Notice of Garnishment/Interrogatories form for Wage Garnishments. Please fill in the top of this form which includes the District Court Name, Case Number, Plaintiff & Defendant Names, and (TO): Name & Address of the employer we are to serve.

  4. One (1) copy of the Notice of Exemptions form. Please note, there are two blanks we need you to fill in approximately 1/3 of the way down the page.
    One (1) copy of the Instructions to Debtors and Third Parties and
    One (1) copy of the Claim of Exemption or Third-Party Claim form. Please fill in the top part of this form.

  5. Letter of Instruction which per Idaho Statue 31-2211 must be signed by your attorney. If you do not have an attorney the plaintiff must sign. Letter of Instruction for Writs & Executions

  6. A stamped, self-addressed envelope to the defendant.

  7. $40.00 service fee, made payable to the Bonneville County Sheriff.

Bank Garnishment:

In order for the Sheriff’s Office to serve a Bank Garnishment, we require the following documents:

  1. Three (3) copies of the Writ

  2. Two (2) copies of the Bank: Notice of Garnishment/Interrogatories form for Bank Garnishments. Please fill in the top part of this form District Court Name, Case Number, Plaintiff & Defendant Names, and (TO): Name & Address of the Bank we are to serve.

  3. Two (2) copies of the Notice of Exemption form. Please note, there are two blanks we need you to fill in approximately 1/3 of the way down the page.

  4. Two (2) copies of the Instructions to Debtors and Third Parties and

  5. Two (2) copies of the Claim of Exemption or Third-Party Claim form. Please fill in the top part of this form.

  6. Letter of Instruction which per Idaho Statue 31-2211 must be signed by your attorney. If you do not have an attorney the plaintiff must sign. Letter of Instruction for WRITS & EXECUTIONS

  7. A stamped, self-addressed envelope to the defendant.

  8. $5.00 search fee required by the bank. Check must be issued to the bank.

  9. $40.00 service fee, made payable to the Bonneville County Sheriff.

Service Papers: Summons, Petitions, Claims, Affidavits, Notices, Orders, Subpoenas, etc.

  1. To serve your paper we will need a signed Letter of Instruction for SERVICE PAPERS

  2. $55.00 service fee

  3. Paperwork to be served.

Notice to Vacate/ Writs of Restitutions/ Move-Outs

  1. Eviction-Restitution Pamphlet #1
  2. Eviction-Restitution Pamphlet #2

Vehicle Seizure InformationClick Here

Link to Idaho Court Self Help: http://www.courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/

Office of the Attorney General Landlord and Tenant Guidelines:  www.ag.idaho.gov  Click on Manuals

***Please Note: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Civil Deputies are neither qualified nor authorized to answer legal questions, therefore we do not give legal advice. If your paperwork is in order we will be more than happy to assist you. ***