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
-Order of Evictions (Tenant Removal)
-Notice of Hearings
-Personal Protection Orders
-Child Support Petitions
-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.