Civil Section - Fee Schedule

Liz Stuchell, Civil Supervisor
Main Phone: (775) 328-3310

All documents for service must include a letter of instruction with the name of the party to be served, their address and payment.  If the request for service is mailed, payment must be in the form of a money order or cashier’s check.  The fee schedule reflected in NRS 248.275, EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2002 , are as follows:

For serving a summons or complaint, or any other process, by which an action or proceeding is commenced on every defendant $17.00 + Mileage*
For serving a subpoena, for each witness summoned $15.00 + Mileage*
For serving every order $15.00 + Mileage*
Notice (one) $26.00 + Mileage*
Notice ( two to ten ) (each) $20.00 + Mileage*

Writ-Execution (Writ: $15.00 and Writ of Garnishment $15.00                            plus mailing of notice: $2.00)

$32.00 + Mileage*
Writ-Attachment (Writ: $15.00 and Order: $15.00 plus mailing of notice: $2.00) $32.00 + Mileage*
Writ-Possession or Restitution (Writ: $21.00 and Order: $15.00) $36.00 + Mileage*
Posting property sales (per posting -- in most cases 3 postings must be made) $15.00
Certified mail (per mailing)  as of May 31, 2015 $6.74
Copies $3.00 per page
*Mileage (not to exceed $20.00) or 10 miles $2.00 per mile


To determine the mileage fee please utilize any common internet mapping program.

  • Starting address is District Court at 75 Court Street, Reno, NV
  • Enter the service address
  • Round up to the first whole number (ie: 6.1 miles rounds up to 7 miles)
  • Mileage is $2 per mile, not to exceed 10 miles. Multiply the number of miles times $2 (ie: 7 miles times $2 = $14).
  • Add the mileage to the base fee for the type of document to be served (see fee schedule). This is the total fee.

For your convenience you may utilize one of the forms below.  In order to expedite your request complete all fields and attach to your documents

Civil Instruction Sheet

Civil Execution Instruction Sheet

If sucessfully served and you prefer that the original paperwork and proof of service to be returned to you, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  If an envelope is NOT provided, the paperwork and proof will be sent directly to the court.  Additional proofs of service are $3.00 each.

If you have any questions or are unsure of the fee amount please contact us for instructions.  If you do not provide enough locate information or fail to provide the correct fee payment your documents will be returned to you.

Returned checks marked as non-sufficient funds will be brought to the attention of the Fraudulent Check Diversion Program of the District Attorney's Office.


NO REFUNDS will be issued.  There is no refund for an unsuccessful service.  We retain the fee for processing and due diligence for attempts made.  If you have any questions, please call the Civil Section at 775-328-3310.

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