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

Deputy Tony Ngirarsaolimage 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