Minnehaha County, South Dakota
The Civil Process Division is located in the Law Enforcement Center at 320 W 4th St. in Sioux Falls SD. The phone number is (605) 367-4331.
The Civil Division is comprised of a Sergeant, two deputy sheriffs, two certified civil process servers, two office assistants, and five part time civil process servers.
The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division has the responsibility of serving and executing court-issued documents. Among the most common documents served by the Sheriff’s Office include Writs of Possession, Writs of Execution, Distress Warrants, Summons and Complaints, Protection Orders and subpoenas for criminal and civil cases. We also serve other legal documents as received from the Courts, attorneys and private citizens.
The Civil Division will accept papers via our email. email@example.com
Returns and billing will be sent back via email unless otherwise requested.
All Civil Paper Service Fees will need to be pre-paid to the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office. The fee to be pre-paid will be determined by the type of paper being served (please see chart below, additional fees may apply). A $12.00 mileage deposit will also need to be pre-paid for those paper types in the chart that specify mileage will be charged. Once the outcome of the paper service has been finalized, mileage will be assessed at the actual mileage rate (current rate of $0.59 per mile). If actual mileage assessed is less than $12.00, a refund will be issued. If actual mileage assessed is more than $12.00, an invoice will be sent for the remaining balance of mileage owed (see below example):
|Execution of judgment||$95.00|
|Protection orders||No fee|
|Quit and vacate||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Summons||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Notice||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Complaint||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Petition||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Affidavit||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Small Claims||$50.00 plus mileage|
|Subpoena||$20.00 plus mileage|
|Main County Contact Information
Minnehaha County Commission Office
415 N. Dakota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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