MSA Star Kalkaska Sheriff Office
Civil Process


Photo Pending The Office of the Sheriff, by statue must maintain a civil division.  The division is responsible for service of:

-Summons and Complaints -Orders to Seize Property
-Small Claims -Order of Evictions (Tenant Removal)
-Notice of Hearings  -Personal Protection Orders
-Child Support Petitions  -Summary Proceedings
-Foreclosure Sales -Order to Show Causes

The Civil Process Officer, Deputy Aaron Popa , is responsible for serving and coordinating Civil Process Service, posting properties for the courts, serving arrest warrants; as well as, assists with the transportation of prisoners. Other duties include seizures of property, conducting sheriff's sales, investigating and coordinating CCW applications.

Hours of Operation:

The Civil Process Division is open Monday thru Friday  8am-4pm.  Please come in no later than a half-hour before we close to allow us sufficient time to assist you.  We will extend hours under special circumstances.  We are closed on most legal holidays.  If you have a question, you may contact us at (231) 258-8686 extension 410.

Fees for the service are set by statue based on the type of paper that is served.  Please contact the Civil Process Division at (231) 258-3355 to inquiry about approximate cost for service, which would include a mileage fee. 

This division is also responsible for the weekly foreclosure sales.  These sales are open to the public and are held every Thursday at 11:00 AM in the lobby of the County Courthouse.

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