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Civil Process Bureau


Civil Process Bureau

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office

Collects debts under writ or court order.


Charged with the responsibility for collecting debts under writ or court order. Money may be collected by garnishment of salary, attachment of bank accounts or sale of personal or other property. Persons wishing to collect on bad debts, unpaid child support, non-payment of rent by a tenant, etc., should contact an attorney or the small claims information advisor.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops in front.
400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063 37.4881077 -122.2309704 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair



$30 for most services. Cash and checks accepted.



How to Apply:

Walk in or write for information.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County