The Sheriff’s Civil Process Unit provides the service of all legal process (papers) received from individuals, private attorneys, the court and other county agencies. Common documents we serve, include:
Child custody documents
Conciliation Court Summons and Judgments
Dissolution of Marriage Summons and Petition
Domestic Abuse Order for Protection (OFP)
Harassment Restraining Order (HRO)
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Order to Show Cause
Examples of civil process duties include mortgage sales, other sheriff sales, garnishments/levies, orders for protection and commitment transports. Along with the documents to be served, a service information sheet and service fee are required. Papers are not served on Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays.
All processes are only accepted during business office hours. Cash, check, and credit/debit card payments are accepted.