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Tompkins County Sheriff's Office
Public Safety Building
779 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Derek R. Osborne, Sheriff 
Business Office: (607) 257-1345


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(607) 272-2444 

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Civil Fee Schedule

Effective January 1, 2014
 

Please include all necessary copies and a self-addressed stamped envelope for services.
 

Note that multiple documents or process to be served usually means that multiple service fees will be required. If a party must establish that a certain document was served, and thus noted on the proof of service, then a service fee will be charged.

 

Civil Process

  • Summons, Subpoenas: $17.00 plus mileage
    • (3) copies per person being served required
  • Information Subpoenas: $17.00
    • (4) copies per person being served required
  • Orders (Citations) & Mandates: $47.00 plus mileage
    • (3) copies per person being served required

Eviciton, RPAPL 221, Art.7 and RPL 233

  • 14 day notice or 30 day notice: $17.00 plus mileage
    • (3) copies per person being served required
  • Notice of petition & petition: $62.00 plus mileage
    • (3) copies per person being served required
  • Eviction or Removal: $107.00 plus mileage
    • The original document and (4) copies are required
  • Order for possession or writ of assistance: $107.00 plus mileage
    • The original document and (4) copies are required

Income Execution, CPLR 5231

  • First Stage Only: $49.00
    • Original and (5) copies required
  • Second Stage Only: $47.00
    • Original and (5) copies required
  • Both Stages: $86.00
    • Original and (5) copies required

Income Execution for support, CPLR 5241: The deputy can simply serve the 5241 income execution on the appropriate party, but will not manage the payments.

  • Serve on debtor only: $32.00 plus mileage
    • Original and (3) copies
  • Serve on employer only: $32.00 plus mileage
    • Original and (3) copies

Order of Seizure, CPLR Art. 71: Advances may be required, please contact the Civil Division for more information.

  • Execute against one party: $137.00
  • Each additional person: $57.00
  • If Summons is to be served: $17.00 per person being served

Attachment, CPLR Art. 62: Documentation establishing defendant's interest is required. Advances may be required, please contact the Civil Division for more information.

  • Execute and Levy: $72.00
  • Additional Levy, each: $57.00
  • Serve defendent, each: $17.00
  • If Summons is to be served: $17.00 per person being served

Property Execution, CPLR Art. 52

  • CPLR 5232 (a) Third Party
    • Garnishee is not a financial institution or the garnishee is a financial institution, but the targeted funds are not in a direct-deposit account with exempt funds.
      • $40.00 plus mileage
      • The original document and (5) copies required
    • Garnishee is a financial institution and the funds targeted are in a direct-deposit account with exempt funds.
      • $100.00 plus mileage
      • The original document and (5) copies required
  • CPLR 5232 (b) Straight/Demand
    • Tangible personal property like a motor vehicle, boat, machinery. Documentation establishing the debtor's interest in the property is required. If liens are involved, the name and address of the parties holding the lien should be provided to us, as well as the status or outstanding balance due on any lien. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles can provide the title and lien onformation when you fill out and send them form number MV-15.

      • $100.00 plus mileage

      • The original document and (5) copies required

    • Advances for a motor vehicle levy with a standard tow: $800.00 per parcel

  • CPLR 5236 Real Property

    • $70.00 plus mileage

    • The original document and (5) copies required

    • Advances for processing Real Property Executions: $1,000.00 per parcel

Execution, CPLR 5102: Advances may be required, please contact the Civil Division for more information.

  • Real Property: $95.00 plus mileage
    • The original document and (5) copies required
  • Personal Property: $85.00 plus mileage
    • The original document and (5) copies required

 Civil Arrest, Judiciary Law Art. 19

  • Arrest One Person: $57.00
    • The original document and (5) copies
  • If committed (with a subsequent discharge): $20.00 additional

Realty Deeds pursuant to the court date, CPLR 5107

  • A proper deed, completed except for the execution date, Sheriff's signature and acknowledgement must be delivered to us, for each parcel, along with any other properly completed forms(e.g. NY State TP-584 Combined Transfer Gains Tax Affidavit, NY Statea RP-5217 Transfer Report), for each parcel.
  • $67.00 plus $22.00 for each additional deed; which includes mileage