Civil Process Information,
Form and Fee Schedules
If you would like to request Processes for Service by mail, please
print and complete the following form:
Civil Process for
You will also need to review the
Service Fee and Mileage Schedule to see what service
fees apply to your
Process for Service request.
Enclose the following items:
Completed Civil Process for Service Form
Papers to be served
Review the Service Fee and Mileage Schedule and determine
the appropriate fees
A check made out to TCSO
Teller County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Civil Division
PO Box 27
Divide, CO 80814
If you have any questions, please call us at (719)
The following information is not intended to be legal advice
and does not address specific statutory and legal issues of evictions and
Writs of Restitution.
is to provide general guidelines related to the Teller County Sheriff’s
Office policy and procedure for executing Writs of Restitution (evictions).
The forms referred to below can be found at
Colorado State Judicial Branch website
The Residential Eviction Process Consists of
1. Notice to Vacate, Notice to Quit or Three-Day Notice -
also referred to as the Landlord Eviction Form
property owner/manage can post this notice.
Notice must state why the owner/manager wants the tenants to
vacate and must give a time limit.
2. Summons and Complaint in Unlawful Detainer
- also referred to as Forcible Entry
& Detainer (FED)
If tenant fails to vacate, the property owner/manager must go to the Teller
County Courthouse to obtain a
Summons and Complaint in Unlawful Detainer and
be scheduled for a court date.
May be served by a disinterested party over the age of 18
Must be served or posted no later than 7 business days prior to the Court
3. Writ of Restitution (Eviction Order)
- order to remove tenants and their possessions from the
If the Court renders a verdict in favor of the property owner, they will issue a Writ of Restitution.
The Writ of Restitution must be brought to the Sheriff’s Office civil division to schedule a date and time for the
Writ to be executed (the actual eviction).
The Writ of Restitution is posted at the property at least 48 hours before the Writ is executed.
At the time of the eviction, the property owner/ manager must have a crew
available to move the tenant’s
possessions to the curb.
He must also arrange to have the locks changed at this time.