The Civil Division of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is responsible as mandated by the Arizona Constitution, State Statutes and Court Decree in the service, processing, and execution of all Criminal/Civil Process of the Maricopa County Superior Court. Additionally, the Division is responsible for the collection of delinquent Tax Bills forwarded from the County Assessor's Office, the licensing of all Pawnshops within Maricopa County, the approval/disapproval of ATF applications for a weapons III firearm acquisition and the service of warrants generated by Sheriff's Office actions, including child custody and child support warrants.
The service of Maricopa County Justice Court processes are the responsibility of the Constable elected to the justice court precinct. The Sheriff's Office Civil Division does not routinely serve Justice Court processes.
Due to the nature of court proceedings and procedures, deputies will only serve processes Monday – Friday during hours that are authorized by statutes (excluding holidays).All processes will be served in accordance with Arizona Statutes and Arizona Rules of Civil Procedures unless otherwise directed in writing. Please allow 2-3 weeks for service.