The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Unit handles and serves all legal papers as required by law. Civil papers are served on behalf of individuals, private attorneys, the Court, and county departments and agencies. While there are over 300 different types of papers served by this unit, some of the most frequent are orders for protection, foreclosure notices, civil and criminal subpoenas, petitions for dissolution of marriage, and eviction notices.
In addition, the Civil Process Unit conducts sales of personal and real property, including mortgage foreclosures sales. As directed by the court, this unit also performs evictions of tenants and seizes money through bank levies and wage garnishments.
Guide to Civil Process
The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office Guide to Civil Process provides citizens, community organizations, and businesses with information that answers common questions related to civil matters.
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Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Civil Process Unit
25 West 4th Street, Suite 150
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and government holidays