Civil Service

Civil Section

The Civil Section is tasked with the responsibility of preparing and serving civil processes received from the Courts of Cobb County, as well as other jurisdictions. In addition to process service, this section executes court orders that include the completion of Evictions, Writs of Possession and the collection of other judgments issued by the courts.


The Sheriff’s Fee Schedule is defined and controlled by state legislature. The fees set forth are known to be accurate at the time of publishing. All amounts reflected are United States dollars.


  • Magistrate Court   $10
  • State Court   $10
  • Superior Court   $10
  • Juvenile Court   $10

Civil Process – Cobb And 2nd Originals (From Other Counties & States)

  • Magistrate Court   $50
  • State Court   $50
  • Superior Court   $50
For Levying Each FI FA
  • Magistrate Court   $50
  • State Court   $50
  • Superior Court   $50
For Each Nulla Bona
  • Magistrate Court   $20
  • State Court   $20
  • Superior Court   $20


Magistrate and State $25.00 per person listed on judgement. The statute controlling the Sheriff’s Fees is OCGA 15-16-21. You may wish to read the actual statute for further information regarding the fee schedule.

Contact Information

Sgt. Joshua Allred
Cobb County Sheriff’s Office
Operations Division
Civil Section
185 Roswell Street
Marietta, Georgia 30090
Telephone: (770) 499-4641
Facsimile: (770) 499-3683
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is committed to giving the most professional, fair, and impartial law enforcement and detention operations possible while ensuring accountability, respect, and community-oriented partnership.

As a part of our continuing efforts to achieve operational excellence, the Cobb County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking accreditation by CALEA, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. CALEA officials would like to hear from the public regarding how our agency is operating within the community. Please follow this link to provide Public Comment on the CALEA website:

Accreditation Public Comment Portal

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