NOTICE - Updated 5/19/2020


The Lyon County offices will be opening on May 21st, 2020 however due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center and Public Works building will be conducting business by appointment only.


We ask that you wear a face mask when doing business in the Lyon County offices. To schedule an appointment online Click Here. Please call the department if you have any questions. The Booking application works best in: Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari web browsers.

Civil Process

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Civil ProcessThis web site is a brief guide to Civil Process for the citizens of Lyon County. We have provided information which answers the most common questions received by our staff. The information presented is not comprehensive. It does not provide legal advice, nor does it attempt to suggest a course of action if there are legal issues to be resolved. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. Our office is not permitted to provide legal advice nor can we recommend any specific attorney. In most cases, reference is made to applicable Minnesota Statutes. Minnesota Statutes are available on-line through the State of Minnesota website. We hope this web site will be beneficial. Should you have any questions, please contact the Lyon County Sheriff's Office-Civil Process.

Contact Information

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process
611 West Main Street
PO Box 28
Marshall, MN 56258

Civil: (507) 929-6620
Dispatch: (507) 537-7666
Fax: (507) 537-7428

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Excluding Holidays

Civil Process Fees

Effective January 1st, 2020

The Sheriff’s Office requires a deposit of $70.00 for the service fees.

  • Service Fee - Flat Fee (No Mileage) - $70.00
  • Mortgage Foreclosure, Judicial Foreclosure, and all other Sales - $75.00
  • Notary Fee For Out of State Process - $5.00 

Additional Civil Process Fees can be found on the attachment below.

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