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Writ of Possession

Writ of Possession

Previous step is the Forcible Entry & Detainer

3. Writ of Possession

When the Clerk of Court receives a ruling on a Forcible Entry & Detainer action in your favor, you will need to request that the Clerk issue a Writ of Possession to the Sheriff. IT WILL NOT BE DONE AUTOMATICALLY. The Sheriff's Office requires an advance deposit fee of $50.00.

The Sheriff's Office will be delivering a copy of the Writ along with a posting order stating the date of the eviction to the address of the defendant. We require that this be done at least some time during the day before the eviction. It is not necessary to serve this order on the defendant, as we will post it on the door if no one is available.

Next is the Day of the Eviction

News & Notices

Scott County Sheriff's Office held a Swearing In Ceremony on November 9th. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County. Curt Wilson grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa and graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1990...
Posted: November 9, 2018
On Friday, November 9th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing In Ceremony in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy...
Posted: November 8, 2018
Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018