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Civil Process - Lt. Amy Locklear

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of process and execution of writs. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, governmental agencies and private attorneys in North Carolina and throughout the United States and include:
- Summons
- Civil Summons
- Domestic Violence Orders
- Claim and Deliveries
- Writs for Possession (real and personal property)
- Civil Orders for Arrest
- Tax Warrants
- Attachments
- Writs of Executions (enforcement of money judgments)
- Child Custody Orders
The Civil Section also enforces levies and writs of attachment and conducts Sheriff’s sales to aid in the collection of money judgments.

For information about having your documents serve, call the Civil Division.
(910) 277-3196 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Or visit the division’s public window during regular business hours
(Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.) Located in the:

Scotland County Court House
212 Biggs Street
Laurinburg, N.C. 28352

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Sex Offenders - Sgt. Eddie Smith

Sgt. Eddie Smith
The North Carolina General Assembly created the North Carolina Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry in January 1996. This law outlines registration requirements for persons living in North Carolina, non-resident students and non-resident workers.

If you have specific questions about information contained in an offender registration record, contact the Scotland County Sheriff's office. If the offender is located in the area or call the Office for the county listed in the offender’s current address.

If you have specific questions about North Carolina law pertaining to registration requirements, please see North Carolina General Statute 14-208.5.

If you have knowledge of errors in an offender’s registration record, please contact the sheriff's office at 910-277-3157 if for Scotland County or contact the Sheriff’s Office for the county listed in the offender’s current address.

NC Sex Offender Database

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Child Support Division - Lt. Jason L. Butler

The Scotland County Child Support Division. Child Support inquiries can be directed to the DHHS Customer Service Call Center at 1-800-992-9457 and/or the Child Support 1405 West Boulevard PO Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC 28353 State Courier#:14-38-03
(910) 277-2406 / Fax: (910) 277-2402

- Information may also be obtained by visiting the state operated child support website at http://www.ncchildsupport.com/. The child support department is responsible for providing the following services:

- Noncustodial Parent Location: confirm the noncustodial parent’s location in order to initiate the process.

- Establishment of Paternity: determine the biological father either voluntarily or by other legal means including DNA paternity testing.

- Establishment of Child Support Obligation: a court order that establishes a monetary child support obligation based on the NC Child Support Guidelines which may include medical coverage. The obligation may be established voluntarily or by other legal methods.

- Collection of Child Support Payments: all payments are made to the North Carolina Centralized Collections for monitoring and tracking purposes.

- Enforcement of Child Support Obligations: to enforce child support payments through administrative or judicial actions; the most common method being mandatory wage withholding.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services
North Carolina e-Child Support

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Records Division - Deputy Michelle Gay

The Records Division responsible for providing daily computer entries for reporting statistical information for the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, SBI, and Homeland Security. Deputy Gay manages the legal documents, type forms and letters and maintains files. She must research criminal, missing persons, sex offender and victim’s databases for the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, as well as other agencies per direction. She must also review and verify data as necessary, and prepare and maintain case files for transmission to the Solicitor's Office and various other courts.
Deputy Gay is also TAC for the Sheriff’s Office and maintains all DCI files and testing. Deputy Gay completed her BLET training in 2017.

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