Civil Process

The Isanti County Sheriff’s Office serves civil process, which includes, but is not limited to, domestic abuse orders for protection, harassment orders, summons, unlawful detainer actions, and subpoenas.

A sheriff’s deputy will serve the copy and return the original along with a Certificate of Service or Certificate of Unserved Process to the plaintiff.  It is the plaintiff’s responsibility to file the original and Certificate of Service with the Court Administrator.

The sheriff's office charges a fee for this service.  Please see fee schedule for applicable costs.

Click here to see Fee Schedule.

Request for service of civil process can either be dropped off or mailed to the Isanti County Sheriff's Office.  Faxed or e-mail requests are not accepted.  Request for service must include:

  • Cover letter requesting sheriff to serve with any applicable instructions
  • Original and copy to be served on each defendant
  • Deposit to cover service fees.

You can e-mail any questions to

These .pdf forms will be opened in a new window by clicking the links below.  You will need Adobe Reader to view the forms.


Levy on Wages

Levy on Financial Institution

Service Request

Civil Process Fees