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Civil Management Bureau


Whereas, civil law enforcement is a complex, specialized area of law, and

Whereas, the Sheriff is mandated by law to serve process of the court, and

Whereas, the community depends upon the Sheriff to faithfully execute his ministerial duties as an officer of the court,

Therefore, the Mission of the Civil Management Bureau is to execute process of the court by:

  • Diligently adhering to law and policy;
  • Maintaining an ongoing, relevant training program;
  • Continuously striving to increase efficiency through effective supervision and innovation, and;
  • Remaining impartial.

Case Inquiry

Looking for a real-time report on the status of your case? Click here to look up Case Inquiries, have your case number and last name of the plaintiff or defendant ready.

CARPOS Verification

Use the CARPOS FCN to obtain digital copies of Protective Orders to confirm CARPOS information. Click the button and have your information ready.

Civil Process

Do you have court papers that you need served or a court order requiring enforcement?

Locations For Service Of Process

For a list of offices for the service of civil process, click the “Civil Management Bureau” button

Sheriff Sales

A list of all auctions provided by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Click the button for listings.

Find The Serving Office

To find the proper sheriff’s office for your civil process needs, please have the address of the party being served ready.

Civil Process Inquiries, Contact Us

If you have any questions about Civil Process, please fill out the form below. To further help you, please have your Case Number ready.

Links for Information

Lawyer Referral and Information Service

Claim of Exemption (Wage Garnishment)

Claim of Exemption (Enforcement of Judgment)

Financial Statement (Wage Garnishment-Enforcement of Judgment)

Exemptions from the Enforcement of Judgment

How to Serve a Business or Public Entity (Small Claims)

Call 2-1-1 from any phone for help with social services benefits including:

  • Emergency Food and Shelter Assistance
  • Help with Landlord Tenant issues
  • Assistance with Medi-Cal and Food Stamps

Also visit them on the web at for information and links regarding Foreclosure and Loan Modification resources.