Civil Process

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The Racine County Sheriff's Office Civil Process Division handles the service of legal papers pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 59.27(4), which states "The Sheriff, personally or by the undersheriff or deputies, serve or execute all processes, writs, precepts and orders issued or made by lawful authority and delivered to the Sheriff."  This office is responsible for serving legal papers on individuals such as Subpoenas, Summons and Complaints, Orders and various other papers.  

Papers for service will be accepted at the Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays), or they may be mailed to the Sheriff's Office.

Racine County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Civil Process
717 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403

Only papers for service within Racine County will be accepted.  We require two copies of the papers being served.  Prepayment is required, and deposit information can be found by contacting the Civil Process Division at (262)636-3219.