Civil Process Fees

Service of Process:
Note: Includes sufficient attempts of service or posting of one process, to one person, at one address to satisfy the service or reasonably determine the service cannot be completed as requested. This flat fee incorporates mileage and deputy time incurred during standard service. Payment may be in the form of cash, check, or credit card.

  • Service fee - flat fee
    $70.00
  • For process originating outside the State of Minnesota
    see Deposits below
  • Additional process (each) - same address
    $25.00
  • Additional process - different address (treated as separate process)
    $70.00
  • Deputy time per hour
    $50.00
  • Execution commission based on the total amount seized, collected or stipulated to by the parties as a result of the Sheriff's levy
    5 %
  • Levy (for execution of judgment - clerical fee)
    $10.00
  • Notification to serving party of wage garnishment or levy
    $10.00
  • Copy fee (by request or if required):
    $0.25/page

Sales:

  • Mortgage foreclosure
    $70.00
  • Outside bidder certificate fee
    $100.00
  • Lien (mechanical or warehouseman)
    $60.00
  • Uniform commercial code
    $60.00
  • Abandoned property
    $60.00
  • Judgment and Decree
    $110.00
  • Execution
    $110.00
  • Report of sale
    $20.00
  • Affidavit for Postponement by Mortgagor or owner
    $50.00

Redemption:

  • Redemption Fee
    $250.00
  • Redemption Document Fee
    $20.00
  • Document review fee
    $150.00

Deposits:
A deposit of cash or check (no credit card) must accompany the following legal processes submitted for service, as the final amount will not be determined until the process is completed. Certain civil processes require a deposit even if you have an account with the Sheriff's Office such as seizure of property on a writ of execution, replevin or attachment orders, redemption's and sales. Customary deposit amounts are:

  • Process originating outside the State of MN
    $100.00
  • Lien sales (mechanic or warehouseman)
    $100.00
  • Vehicle seizures (from attorney or pro se)
    $750.00
  • Writ of execution
    $100.00
  • Writ of recovery
    $100.00