Civil Process Division

The Sheriff’s Office has the responsibility for the physical service of a wide variety of civil Processes such as, Court Orders, Writs, Executions, Summons, Tax Liens, Subpoenas, Divorce Complaints, Landlord Tenant, Orders of Possession, Mortgage Foreclosures and Sheriff Sales.

When the process is filed it is sent to the Sheriff’s Civil Process Division for serving. The process is personally served to the defendant(s), the return of service completed, process returned to the issuing court.

Deputies with the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Office are the only person(s) that serve civil processes. If you have any questions please call (812) 537-8700

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