Harnett County, NC Sheriff's Department
Civil Process

Civil Process queries may be made Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 910-893-0120 or 910-893-0121.

Procedure for service of In-State Civil Process

Service fee for In-State Civil Process is $30.00 per person.

Documents Required:

  • Original Summons/Notice/Order/Subpoena (to be returned to Clerk of Court)
  • Original Summons/Notice/Order/Subpoena (to be served to defendant(s) - with complaint or attachments)
  • Affidavit of Service (if not provided on service documents.


Procedure for service of Out-State Civil Process

Service fee for Out-Of-State Civil Process is $30.00 per person.

Documents Required:

  • Original Summons (including attachments as necessary)
  • Original Return of Service Form
  • One copy for each person being served
  • Letter of instruction or special needs
  • Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope for return of service to you

Method of Payment: Check or Money Order

Cost: $30.00 per person

Payable to: Harnett County Sheriff's Office

Mail to:

Harnett County Sheriff's Office
Attention: Civil Division
P.O. Box 399
Lillington, NC 27546

Additional Information:

  • Parties to be served must be located in Harnett County
  • Physical address is required, no service on post office box
  • Service fee must be paid in full before service is attempted

  175 Bain Street (Physical)
P.O. Box 399 (Mailing)
Lillington, NC 27546-0399
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