Civil Process Unit

Writs of Execution service requirements
Writs of Execution Request for Re-Service
Special Note on Writs of Execution
General Writ of Execution fees
Wage Garnishments
Wage Garnishment service requirements
Wage Garnishment fees
Foreclosures
Summons and Complaints

GENERAL WRITS OF EXECUTION


The General Writ section is responsible for the processing of court ordered levies against bank accounts, personal properties, assets, monies due, stocks, motor vehicles, cash on hand, rent, and real estate for both individuals and businesses.

Writs of Execution service requirements

Bank Levy, Rent and Monies Due:

  • The original Writ with seal PLUS two (2) copies

  • If the defendant is an individual -
         The defendant’s last known address, Social Security number and account number

  • If the defendant is a business -
         The account number or identifiers and address
         The name and address of the bank where the account is located (both business and
          individual)


Asset Levy, Personal Property, Rent, Motor Vehicles and Stocks:

  • The original Writ with seal, if not already received by this office,
    PLUS two (2) copies

  • A self addressed, stamped envelope
  • Specific detailed list of assets to be levied upon

  • Motor vehicle VIN number

  • Must have the defendants address


Real Estate

  • The original Writ with seal PLUS two (2) copies

  • Letter on non personalty


Writs of Execution Request for Re-Service



To request a Writ be re-served, please forward an additional Xerox copy with a cover letter of instruction as to what type of service is needed. Only additional mileage fee payment is required.

Special Note on Writs of Execution



Certain property is exempt from execution by federal and state law. This includes but not limited to clothing, welfare benefits, Social Security benefits, SSI benefits, veteran’s benefits, unemployment benefits, workers compensation benefits and child support benefits. Additionally, the defendant may apply to the court for a $1,000.00 exemption of personal property in writing.

General Writ of Execution fees


PAPER TYPESERVICE FEERETURN FEE + MILEAGE
Basic Writ of Execution$48.00$2.00 + Mileage
Appraisal$5.00None
Bank Turnover$12.00Mileage
Motor Vehicle Sale$450.00None
Personal Property Sale$75.00None
Asset Sale$75.00None


* Certain types of service specified with Writs of Execution require an additional fee in the form of Commission.

* Checks are to be made payable to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office.


WAGE GARNISHMENTS - WRITS OF EXECUTION


The Garnishment Section is responsible for processing Writs of Execution against wages in order to prepare them for service.

Wage Garnishment service requirements


Wage Execution

  • The original Writ with seal PLUS two (2) copies

  • The employer’s correct address

  • The defendant’s social security number

  • The last known address of the defendant

  • Copy of the Order of Wage Execution

  • Defendant must be employed in Ocean County
  • Checks are to be made payable to:
         Ocean County Sheriff’s Office


Wage Garnishment fees


PAPER TYPESERVICE FEERETURN FEE + MILEAGE
Writ of Execution Against Wages$48.00 $2.00 + mileage


EXECUTION AGAINST WAGES COMMISSIONS AND SALARIESCOMMISSION
On sums not exceeding $5,000.006%
On sums exceeding $5,000.004%