Orange County Sheriff's Office

Posted by: Nimue Washburn on 08/24/2019

Civil Process

Documents and civil processes frequently served by the Orange County Sheriff's Office include: summons and complaints, writ of replevin, writ of possession, trustee processes, small claims, divorce processes, judgement orders, and notice of eviction/quit. Additionally, the Sheriff of each county is the only lawful authority to evict tenants following legal action.

 Fees (as set by 32 V.S.A. ยง 1591):     

$50.00 per person served

$.58 per mile round trip

Note: Our office requires a $125.00 deposit cash or check to cover the above fees. Any unused portions of the deposit will be refunded following the completion of services. Additionally, two copies of paperwork must be provided.

Civilian Fingerprinting

The Civil Division also serves as Orange County's civilian fingerprinting station. Civilians seeking work related background checks related to adoption, education employment, or other non-criminal needs may contact the Office to set up a fingerprinting appointment.


Tuesdays from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Thursdays from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $25.00 


Captain Scott Clouatre
11 VT RT 113 
Chelsea, VT 05038
Lieutenant David Eggum 
11 VT RT 113 
Chelsea, VT 05038
802-685-4875, EXT 304