DuPage County Sheriff

John E. Zaruba

 

Writ of Replevin

FORMS NEEDED AND GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. WRIT OF REPLEVIN (NOTICE SERVED) $400.00 FEE 
    1. TWO (2) WRIT STAMPED ORDERS AND ONE (1) COPY FOR EACH DEFENDANT.  ORDERS EXPIRE 30 DAYS FROM WRIT STAMPED DATE OR ONE (1) DAY PRIOR TO A COURT DATE ON THE ORDER.
    2. ONE (1) COPY OF COMPLAINT WITH ANY ATTACHMENTS, IF ANY, FOR SHERIFF’S FILE.
    3. ORIGINAL PLAINTIFF'S REPLEVIN BOND IN AN AMOUNT DOUBLE THE VALUE OF THE PROPERTY. BOND MUST BE BOTH SIGNED BY SURETY AND HAVE SURETY SEAL. NOTE: BOND MUST HOLD THE SHERIFF OF DUPAGE COUNTY HARMLESS.
     
  2. WRIT OF REPLEVIN (WITHOUT NOTICE) $400.00 FEE
    1. REFER TO 1a
    2. ONE COPY OF COMPLAINT WITH ATTACHMENTS (IF ANY) FOR SHERIFF’S FILE AND ONE (1) COPY FOR EACH DEFENDANT.
    3. REFER TO 1c
     
  3. COVER LETTER 
    1. SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE PROPERTY TO BE SEIZED IS LOCATED; BUSINESS/RESIDENCE.
    2. SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SEIZED.
      1. VEHICLE:  MAKE, MODEL, COLOR, LICENSE PLATE, VIN NUMBER.
      2. EQUIPMENT:  MAKE, MODEL, SERIAL # AND COMMON DESCRIPTION; e.g.,  TRACKED BACKHOE, 40,000 LBS.
      3. ANY OTHER SPECIFIC LISTS, INVENTORIES AND QUANTITIES, (ORDERS OFTEN READ, “ALL GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, EQUIPMENT AND FIXTURES”.)
       
    3. CONTACT PERSON WITH PHONE NUMBER OF A PLAINTIFF OR AGENT.  NAMES AND TITLES OF ANY PERSONS ACCOMPANYING SHERIFF TO IDENTIFY PROPERTY.
    4. INSTRUCTIONS AS TO HOW THE ITEMS WILL BE REMOVED.
      1. TOWING A VEHICLE:  WHO PROVIDES TOWING AND STORAGE.  THE SHERIFF CAN ARRANGE TOWING AND HAS SHORT TERM STORAGE.  IF YOU WISH THE SHERIFF TO PROVIDE TOWING AND STORAGE THE COVER LETTER MUST STATE PLAINTIFF WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR TOWING AND STORAGE CHARGES. 
      2. REMOVAL OF LARGE EQUIPMENT:  PLAINTIFF MUST PROVIDE QUALIFIED AND LICENSED, IF THE LAW SO REQUIRES, PERSONS TO DISCONNECT ANY ELECTRICAL POWER, GAS, WATER, ETC. AND MOVERS/RIGGERS TO REMOVE ITEMS. 
      3. REMOVAL OF LARGE QUANTITIES OF PROPERTY:  SUFFICIENT, TRAINED MANPOWER TO REMOVE ITEMS IN A SAFE AND TIMELY MANNER AND ANY EQUIPMENT NEEDED; e.g., HAND TRUCKS, CARTS, BOXES, TAPE, ETC. 
      4. FORCIBLE WRIT OF REPLEVIN:  IT IS PREFERABLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF TO PROVIDE A LOCKSMITH; HOWEVER, THE SHERIFF CAN PROVIDE ONE WITH THE AGREEMENT THAT THE PLAINTIFF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEES INCURRED.
       

ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS MAY BE REFERRED TO THE LEVY/REPLEVIN OFFICE AT (630) 407-2063.