Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

Court Processing

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Florida State Statute requires the Sheriff’s Office to serve all enforceable civil process. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office will serve the following process:

  • State Witness Subpoenas – Issued by the State Attorney’s Office or Public defender’s office
  • Writ of Garnishment/Government entity only
  • Writ of Replevin
  • Writ of Possession
  • Levy / Judgments
  • Child Custody Pick-Up orders
  • Denied Injunctions for protection against repeat violence
  • Ex-Parte Baker Act & Marchman Orders issued by the Court
  • Any other process issued by a government entity

If you are a private citizen or an attorney and are in need of having a non-enforceable civil summons/subpoena served you will need to contact a Private Process Server.

To obtain a list of Private Process Servers, click here.

If you have questions about these and any other civil actions, please be advised that Pinellas Sheriff’s office personnel cannot dispense legal advice. However, here are answers to some of the more commonly asked questions.


If you have a question about a Witness Subpoena, please call (727) 582-6242.
Questions about a case for which you are being subpoenaed should be directed to: (727) 464-6090.
Again, the Sheriff’s Office is merely the issuing authority, and will have no knowledge about the case.

Landlord / Tenant Issues:

If you have a question about Landlord/Tenant Issues, Levy/Judgment, or Writ of Replevin, please call (727) 582-6240.
Please review the information on the website of the Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court, for Landlord/Tenant Forms to complete an eviction. This website has additional information on civil and small claims court actions.
Consult the Florida State Statutes on Landlord/Tenant matters on the web by going to and clicking on “Laws”.

Levy Information:

Download the packet for Execution of a Levy. The six-page packet consists of two pages of information and four pages of forms required for this action.
For more information, please call (727) 582-6240.

Child Custody Pick-Up Orders:

After filing the proper paperwork at the Clerk’s Office, you need to come into the office with the Order and $50.00.Please call (727) 582-6242 prior to coming in.

Out of State Summons Service:

If you wish to have an out of state summons served, and you are not a government entity, you will need to contract with a Private Process Server, click here for a list (updated monthly).

Please mail to this address for regular mail service:

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: Civil Unit
P.O. Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779

The amount of the check should be $44.00, if you require personal service the check should be $54.00.

You will need to send two copies of everything to be served.

If you are a government entity and need service of process, please mail to this address only if using Federal Express or UPS:

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: Civil Unit
4400 140th Avenue North
Suite 200
Clearwater, FL 33762

Baker Act or Marchman Orders:

For information pertaining to the issuance of a Court Ordered Baker Act or Marchman Act, please contact the Pinellas County Clerk of the Court Probate Division:

Clearwater Courthouse: (727) 464-3092
St. Petersburg Courthouse: (727) 582-7982

OMC Drop-Boxes

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

More Information

When To Call

In Florida, simply dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency connects you to EMS, law enforcement, and the fire rescue.

The 9-1-1 system is for emergencies only – serious vehicle crashes, critical medical situations, crimes in progress, or fire.

Do not call 9-1-1 for non emergency transportation.

If you are unsure if your situation is a true emergency, officials recommend that you let the call taker determine if you need emergency help.


10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Mailing address:
PO Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779-2500

Phone: (727) 582-6200
Emergency: 9 1 1


E-mail addresses are public record under Florida Law and are not exempt from public-records requirements. If you do not want your e-mail address to be subject to being released pursuant to a public-records request do not send electronic mail to this entity.

Instead, contact this office by telephone or in writing, via the United States Postal Service.