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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
Waukegan, IL 60085
As of January 1, 2018, the State of Illinois mandates that all civil filings must be filed electronically in all counties in Illinois. The Lake County Circuit Clerk's Office has adopted the State’s e-Filing solution. While the Lake County Circuit Clerk’s Office accepts electronic filings, While the Lake County Circuit Clerk’s Office accepts electronic filings, the Lake County Sheriff's Office does not have an e-filing system. Filers have a choice of choosing from a number of certified Electronic Filing Service Providers (EFSPs) that are certified by the State’s e-Filing Manager. To learn more visit the Lake County Circuit Clerk's E-Filing Portal.
The eviction procedure begins with serving a Landlord/Tenant notice.
Eviction Process Under Foreclosure
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division is the only entity able to enforce an eviction.
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Find landlord/owner information for the event of an eviction.
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Service Fees (PDF)
Check out service fees for the Sheriff's Office of Lake County.
Access information for a tenant that may be involved in an eviction.