Civil Process

The Office of the Sheriff, by statue must maintain a civil division. The division is responsible for service of:

  • Summons and Complaints
  • Orders to Seize Property
  • Small Claims -Order of Evictions (Tenant Removal)
  • Notice of Hearings
  • Personal Protection Orders
  • Child Support Petitions
  • Summary Proceedings
  • Foreclosure Sales
  • Order to Show Causes

Hours of Operation: The Civil Process Division is open Tuesday thru Thursday 8am-4pm. Please come in no later than a half-hour before we close to allow us sufficient time to assist you. We will extend hours under special circumstances. We are closed on most legal holidays.

If you have a question, you may contact us at (989) 731-7286. Fees for the service are set by statue based on the type of paper that is served. Please contact the Civil Process Division at (989) 731-7286 to inquiry about approximate cost for service, which would include a mileage fee. This division is also responsible for the weekly foreclosure sales. These sales are open to the public and are held every Thursday at 10:00 AM in the lobby of the County Courthouse.

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