Civil Process

A significant part of the responsibility of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office involves the service of civil process. The Civil Unit deploys deputies throughout the county to handle 31 types of civil process which include domestic abuse orders for protection, summons, and subpoenas. Each year, the Sheriff’s Office Civil Unit receives approximately 30,000 processes for service.

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office civil process
Minneapolis City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
Room 30
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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.

In most cases, reference is made to applicable Minnesota Statutes. Minnesota Statutes are available online through the State of Minnesota web site.