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Civil Division

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CIVIL DIVISION

The Civil Division of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office is responsible for service of process in both civil and criminal cases, as mandated by state statute. The division operates within the constraints of state, local ordinances and laws. The Civil Division provides support to other divisions within the Sheriff’s Office. 

Cost/Fee Schedule

Hours of operation for the division are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding weekends and holidays.

Processing days and times are as follows:

General fingerprinting, gaming and work permits are processed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For additional information, please see Fees and Permits.

Concealed Weapon Permits are processed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For additional information and application, see Concealed Weapons Division.

Solicitor Permits are processed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For additional information, see Fees and Permits.

Felon registrations are processed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Civil Division staff processes concealed weapon permits, work permits, felon registrations, trial jurors summons, writs of garnishments, writs of possession, sheriff’s sales, restraining orders, subpoenas, summons and complaints, orders, notices, evictions and lockouts.

The Civil Division provides information and assistance to the general public and answers all incoming telephone calls to the Sheriff’s Office main phone line during normal business hours.