The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Civil Division consists of sheriff’s deputies whose primary responsibility is service of process. The Civil Division’s duties include processing of civil and criminal papers, (from other parishes as well as other states); the Civil Division duties also include sheriff’s foreclosure sales, garnishing wages and enforcing court orders on protective orders and child custody orders. All papers coming into the Sheriff’s Office from the courts is processed through the Civil Division and service is carried out by a Sheriff’s Deputy assigned to the Civil Division. It is the responsibility of the Civil Division to maintain accurate records of service and attempted service, returns of service to the courts, billing for fees for service and maintain good communications and correspondences between the agency and those agencies requiring our civil service.
The office hours of the Civil Division are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm we may be reached at 318-681-0618 or by fax at 318-681-1190.
*Note: fees for service of process from another state is $60.00 per individual being served and should be paid with certified funds (no personal checks) made payable to Caddo Parish Sheriff at 501 Texas Street, Room 101, Shreveport, La 71101 Attn: Civil Division along with a self addressed stamped envelope for your return of service and your return of service should be what your court requires as a return (please provide).