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

A deputy is assigned as the Civil Process Officer, who is responsible for serving and coordinating Civil Process Service, posting properties for the courts, serving arrest warrants; as well as, assists with the transportation of prisoners. Other duties include seizures of property, and conducting sheriff's sales

Hours of Operation:

The Civil Process Division office is open Monday thru Friday 8am-4pm. Please arrive no later than a half-hour before we close to allow us sufficient time to assist you. Hours will be extended under special circumstances. The office is closed on most legal holidays.

If you have a question, you may contact us at (231) 258-8686 extension 1410.

Fees for process service are set by statue based on the type of paper that is served. Please contact the Civil Process Division at (231) 258-3355 to inquire about approximate cost for service, which includes 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 11:00 AM in the lobby of the Kalkaska County Courthouse.

Records Clerk
Rashelle Wirtz