Serve Civil Papers
The Lake County Sheriff's Office Civil Process Division acts as the administrative arm of the court fulfilling the Sheriff’s statutory responsibilities to serve all civil papers, documents and orders directed to the Sheriff. Deputies within the division are tasked with serving writs, summons, subpoenas, civil warrants, and various court orders. Deputies assigned to this division are responsible for executing writs of replevin (repossession), orders of judgment and levies on goods and real estate. This division also performs court-ordered evictions, conducts Sheriff’s sales and issues tax deed notices. The Civil Process Division processes, serves or enforces over 10,000 civil papers, documents and orders annually.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office does not provide legal advice. The Sheriff’s Office may provide information about its policies and procedures for Service of Process. This should not be considered legal advice. If you have questions related to legal issues, contact an attorney or visit the 19th Judicial Circuit’s Center for Self Representation in the William D. Block Memorial Library located in Lake County Government Building, 18 N. County Street in Waukegan.