Sheriff's Civil Process Training

Sheriff's Seminars

Non-Enforceable Civil Process Training

This training seminar will feature an overview of the proper service of process including subjects such as due diligence, methods of service, returns, a summary of Non-Enforceable Writs and an analysis of how bankruptcy affects the service or process. Actual cases and fact situations will also be presented.

Enforceable Civil Process Training

This seminar is designed to provide detailed training on the service of Enforceable Writs. It also includes a "Best Proposed Forms" section as well as individual time slots for legal advice and document review. The advanced training seminar will also address recent issues that have arisen in Sheriff's offices around the State to allow other offices to get a step up on current nuances in the service of process.


KCPT, Inc is certified by the Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission (CJSTC), State of Florida, to present Seminars and Courses for Career Advancement credit for Florida Sheriffs.


* Participants will receive a comprehensive Digital "Handbook" for each Seminar.
* All Seminars include a "Best Proposed Forms" section.

More Information on Regional Trainings

The upcoming Keating Civil Process *Regional* Training Seminars will be held at the following locations and dates:

Daytona Beach Plaza Resort:

NON-ENFORCEABLE TRAINING  May 14, 2019 (Tuesday) 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ENFORCEABLE TRAINING PART 1 May 15, 2019 (Wednesday) 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ENFORCEABLE TRAINING PART 2 May 16, 2019 (Thursday) 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
MANAGEMENT / SUPERVISOR May 17, 2019 (Friday) 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

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Polk County Sheriff's Office

ENFORCEABLE TRAINING                July 26, 2018 (Thursday)   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

NON-ENFORCEABLE TRAINING       July 27, 2018 (Friday)        8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bay County Sheriff's Office: 

NON-ENFORCEABLE TRAINING     September 13, 2018 (Thurs.) 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

ENFORCEABLE TRAINING              September 14, 2018 (Fri.)      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Manatee County Sheriff's Office:

NON-ENFORCEABLE TRAINING   October 2, 2018 (Tues.)       8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

ENFORCEABLE TRAINING             October 3, 2018 (Wed.)       8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Seminole County Sheriff's Office:

ENFORCEABLE WRITS                October 11, 2018 (Thurs.)     8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

NON-ENFORCEABLE Service of Process      October 12, 2018 (Fri.)  8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Keating Civil Process Training provides Sheriff's Offices throughout the State of Florida with liability focused training in all areas of judicial process. Keating Civil Process Trainings are open to law enforcement officers as well as clerks and management personnel.
Gerard Keating has been a Florida licensed attorney for 36 years practicing in all aspects of the law, specifically civil litigation. Mr. Keating was a board certified civil trial lawyer from 1989 - 2004. Mr. Keating has 23 plus years of teaching experience, more recently in the paralegal program at Daytona State College. Since 2017, Mr. Keating has represented Florida Sheriffs exclusively in the arena of civil process consulting and training. 

He has been providing Sheriff's Offices throughout the State with on-demand legal advice regarding civil process issues since 2004. Mr. Keating's experience and expertise provides him with a cutting edge view of civil process. Jessie Keating Hardy is a member of the Florida and also Alabama Bar. Jessie has been providing civil process legal consulting with her dad, Gerard Keating, since 2010. 

Learn from two State of Florida Licensed Attorneys experienced in Civil Process & Training

We would like to extend our Thanks as well as our Congratulations to the great success of our Keating Civil Process annual Trainings in Daytona Beach, Florida where attendees from all over the state train, collaborate and receive their credit hours which can be applied as continuing education credits for career advancement! The numbers show we are growing at the top training resource for civil process agencies. 

2018: In 2018 we saw 180 attendees from 24 Sheriff's Offices from across the State of Florida. 

2017: More than 120 participants from 21 Sheriff's Offices from every part of Florida for participating in last year's Daytona Beach Seminars 

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Enforceable Writs Civil Process Training
(8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
Non-Enforceable Civil Process Training
(8:30 am – 4:30 pm)


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Keating Civil Process Training, Inc.

  • PO Box 1501, Daytona Beach, Florida 32115
  • Phone: 386-405-1911
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