The Salem City Sheriff's Office handled 34,057 civil papers in the 2018 - 2019 fiscal year. In addition to the civil process served, the Sheriff's Office collected $939.00 in fees.
Captain Sarah Duffy supervises the service of civil process for our office. For assistance scheduling or help understanding the eviction process, please contact Captain Duffy.
To determine if an address is located within the City of Salem, please utilize the Salem Real Estate Search or call (540) 375-3040 for assistance. In-state services are $12 per service and
out-of-state services are $75 per service.
NOTICE -There will be a $12 fee (per defendant) assessed to serve a 72-hour notice to tenants
on a writ of eviction. Should the eviction need to be rescheduled at the plaintiffs request,
an additional $12 fee with be assessed. These fees are made payable to the Salem Sheriff's Office via cash or check.
Please see the handbook section for assistance with jury duty, evictions or levies.