Civil Processing Division
The Civil Processing Division of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff¹s Office processes all paperwork associated with court orders and civil warrants, which includes suits on open notes, primarily for mortgage payments, and orders pertaining to felony charges and child custody transfers.
This division also handles the processing of all criminal and civil subpoenas in Tangipahoa Parish and handles all the paperwork associated with movable and immovable property seizures.
Also, all Sheriff¹s Sales are under the direction of the Civil Processing Division. Each year, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff¹s Office handles an average of 45 Sheriff¹s sales per month. This division handles other seizures, including garnishments and evictions. They are responsible for preparing seizure notices and distributing them to the Civil Processing deputies to be served. They schedule the Sheriff¹s sales, advertise them in the newspaper and hold them on the designated dates.