CIVIL PROCESS UNIT
All bonded constables may serve, within the Cities or Towns in which they are appointed or elected, the following:
The following may be served anywhere by a Constable, including process of all kinds not required to be served by an officer:
Summons and Complaint for Divorce, Subpoenas (Criminal, Civil and Federal), Probate Citations, Notices and Letters of all kinds.
The jurisdiction of Constables in Massachusetts is in most cases limited to the cities and towns in which they are appointed or elected, with very limited exceptions.
An original BOND in the amount of $5,000 must be filed with each city or town clerk of the Constable's appointment or election.
The Northern Essex County Constable
Office assumes no responsibilities for the use of any information in the
above text and recommends that the MassacusettsGeneral Laws or an attorney
be consulted for the most current information.
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