Civil Process


The Civil Process Division is under the command of Lieutenant Jamie Williams and is comprised of one sergeant, three deputies, and the court services officers who provide security to the courthouse.


The duties of the civil process division include but are not limited to: the service of civil process and criminal process, executing court orders and judgments, executing the eviction process, assisting landlords and tenants with disputes, collecting delinquent personal property taxes, conducting foreclosure sales for the county, dealing with mental health persons regarding involuntary committals, escorting prisoners to and from court, coordinating security for private events, and handling numerous calls for service which are generated through dispatch and/or calls to the Sheriff’s Office.

Service Deposit

  • Execution of Judgment $130
  • Service of Process in the Minot Area $60
  • Service of Process in Outlying Areas $100
  • Service of Process in Kenmare $200
  • Evictions $100
An additional $30 will be added to each additional person to be served.