Civil Process Service

 
 

Civil Process Duties:

The Sheriff’s Office Civil Process division is responsible for the delivery of all legal process papers. The office serves the Minnesota Courts, private litigators and the general public in this capacity. Deputies can be tasked with serving of common court documents, such as:
  • Subpoenas
  • Summonses
  • Judicial Orders
  • Writs and Levies
  • Protection or Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Complaints, Petitions or Notices
Civil Process Deputies also perform Sheriff Sales of foreclosed mortgages, executions of property (taking possession thereof after a judicial order), mechanics’ liens, and other lien or property sales.
 
 

Fees:

All fees must be provided upfront for any service to be attempted. For detailed description of types of services provided, and their associated cost, please see the 2018 Civil Process Fee Schedule.
 
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office accepts personal checks, money orders and cash in exact change only.
 
At this time, our office cannot accept credit or debit cards as a payment method.
 
 

Service Areas:

When mailing papers for service by the Sheriff’s Office, please send the papers to the corresponding address using the worksheet below. For any cities, townships or unincorporated areas not included on the worksheet, assume service will be provided by the Sheriff’s Office in Duluth, Minnesota.
 
 

 

Contact

In emergency or to file a report, call 911.

Duluth Sheriff's Office
218-726-2340
Email

Hibbing Sheriff's Office
218-262-0134

Virginia Sheriff's Office
218-749-7134

St. Louis County Jail
218-726-2345

All contacts