what is a state marshal?

State Marshals are sworn peace officers who are authorized to serve civil process and conduct executions pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes § 6-38a.

What are their duties?

State Marshal duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Civil Process
  • Evictions
  • Executions
  • Capias Warrants
  • Out of State Service of Process

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What are the fees for state marshal services?

State Marshal fees are set by Connecticut General Statutes § 52-261. You can discuss fee details and payment with the State Marshal prior to service. The Marshal can provide you with an itemized breakdown of his or her fees with his or her return of service. 


    Note: Service of court documents are time sensitive and include deadlines. You should contact a State Marshal immediately upon receipt of court documents to arrange for timely service.