The Civil Division is tasked with the responsibility of serving civil processes received from the Courts of Richmond County, as well as other jurisdictions. In addition to process service, this division executes court orders that include complaints, summonses, writs of possession, protective orders against domestic violence, writs of garnishment and other judgments issued by the courts.
The Civil Division is under the direction of Lt. Tracy Carter, and is staffed with one Sergeant, six deputies, and one secretary.
Civil Division deputies serve subpoenas and summons to individuals, corporations or other entities in the county. Investigators serve papers to any individuals, corporations or entities in the county in accordance with the Georgia Rules of Civil Procedure. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, governmental agencies and private attorneys in Georgia and throughout the United States.
Civil Division also enforces levies and writs of attachment and conducts Sheriff’s sales to aid in the collection of money judgments.
Civil Division is also responsible for the transport of inmates to and from Augusta from other jurisdictions in Georgia and from out-of-state facilities.
For information about having your documents served, call the Civil Division at 706-821-1431 Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.. until 5 p.m... You can also mail your documents with the service fee to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Civil Division, 400 Walton Way Augusta, Georgia 30901.