Requirements for Requesting Personal Property Sale

  • For additional service requirements, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office at (570) 517-3336.
  • ‚ÄčWrit of Execution - This will be prepared by the Prothonotary Office. It includes the Writ of Execution Notice, Claim for Exemption, and List of Major Exemption forms. unless your Writ of Execution is from a county other than Monroe, you do not need to provide the Notice and Exemption forms.

  • Sheriff Service Process Receipt
    (After clicking on the Sheriff Service Process Receipt, select the option to SAVE the file to your PC, type in the blanks, and return with your service paperwork.) MS Word is required to open the Sheriff Service Process Receipt.

    • You will need two (2) completed , signed Sheriff Service Process Receipts for each Writ of Execution. Other counties service forms will not accepted. The ONLY time you need to provide more than two (2) Sheriff Service Process Receipts is if you have two (2) or more defendants. 
    • Please include all address information in #9 - Special Instructions Or Other Information That Will Assist in Expediting Service on one Sheriff Service Process Receipt. 
    • If you have any garnishments you will need additional Sheriff Service Process Receipts for each garnishee. Please note that if we are only to serve a garnishment, you only need the one form for the garnishee.
    • An addressed, stamped envelope for each defendant. Please be sure to use the Sheriff of Monroe County as the return address.


  • Conditions of Sale for Personal Property