Civil Process


The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division handles and serves all legal papers as required by law. Civil papers are served on behalf of individuals, private attorneys, the court, and county departments and agencies.

While there are over 300 different types of papers served by this unit, some of the most frequent are orders for protection, foreclosure notices, civil and criminal subpoenas, petitions for dissolution of marriage, and eviction notices. In addition, the Civil Process Division conducts sales of personal and real property, including mortgage foreclosures sales.

As directed by the court, this division also performs evictions of tenants and seizes money through bank levies and wage garnishments.

Legal Disclaimer

The information presented is not comprehensive. It does not provide legal advice, nor does it attempt to suggest a course of action if there are legal issues to be resolved. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. Our office is not permitted to provide legal advice nor can we recommend any specific attorney.