Civil/Warrant Section

Civil Section

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Civil Section carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of process and execution of writs. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, governmental agencies and private attorneys in North Carolina and throughout the United States and include:

  • Summons
  • Civil Summons
  • Domestic Violence Orders
  • Claim and Deliveries
  • Writs for Possession (real and personal property)
  • Civil Orders for Arrest
  • Tax Warrants
  • Attachments
  • Writs of Executions (enforcement of money judgments)
  • Child Custody Orders

The Civil Section also enforces levies and writs of attachment and conducts Sheriff’s sales to aid in the collection of money judgments.
The Civil Section includes (5) full-time deputies and (1) Clerical Technician administer these services Brunswick County.

For information about having your documents served, call the Civil Section at (910) 253-2734 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) or visit the division’s public window during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.) in the lobby of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office 70 Stamp Act Drive Bolivia, NC 28422.

Warrants Section

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of:

Criminal Warrants – Local warrants for various crimes such as Larceny, Identity Theft, embezzlement, murder, and Breaking and Entering.
Fugitive Warrants – A warrant that must be obtained in order to detain a person placed under arrest for outstanding warrants from another state.
Governor’s Warrant – A warrant that is initiated in the Governor’s Office which will allow North Carolina authorities to arrest a fugitive from another state and transport him/her back to that state.

The Warrant Unit includes (4) full-time deputies and (1) Clerical Technician to administer these services to the citizens of Brunswick County.

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