The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office offers several unique services to the community. The responsibility of this division is to ensure all processes of service are done in a timely and respectful manner.
You can request civil process services by mail or in person. Attorneys and other lawful jurisdictions will be billed for services. All third-party processes must pay at the time of receiving paperwork.
Disclaimer: The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to serve as legal advice. If you have legal issues to resolve, please contact an attorney.
Civil Process Fees – county board approved 08-27-19
Administrative fee – filing, printing, mailing, etc.
Boat fee, includes mileage
Building escort – 2 cars required, 2 hours per car minimum
$50.00 per hour, per car (total minimum charge = $200.00)
Incarceration doctor co-pay
Individual not found, plus mileage
Rush Individual service per person, plus mileage
$65.00 (within 2 days)
Individual service per person, plus mileage
$45.00, $65.00 for rush service (within 2 days)
Mileage based on round trip (fee changes annually without board approval – based on federal mileage rate)
1. $5.00 minimum
2. Charge every trip
Public posting of redeemed property
Redemption of property
Sale notice, posting 3 copies, plus mileage
Secure property on execution or other orders
$75.00 + 2 deputies’ time, plus mileage
Sheriff’s sale, per sale held
Writ of execution
$75.00, plus $15.00 to employer