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The foundation of Precinct Three  is the Civil  and Writ Division. Constables/Deputies serve civil process, execute writs, and serve subpoenas for property and people.  This includes, but is not limited to, Citations and other notices such as eviction notices, Writs of Garnishment, Writs of Attachment, Restraining Orders, Protective Orders, Writs of Possession, Writs of Reentry, Writs of Sequestration, and Writs of Execution.

 

 

 

The division also has Bailiff duties, which include maintaining order and courtroom security in the Justice of the Peace courts, carrying out any orders from the presiding judge, taking any persons into custody as ordered by the judge, maintaining all prisoners in the holding cells, and transportation of juvenile prisoners to Juvenile Detention and mental health facilities.