NOTICE - Updated 3/26/2020

Due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center, Public Works and the landfill will be closed to the public effective 03/30/2020 – 4/10/2020. 
Auditor/Treasurer - 507-537-6724
Driver’s License - 507-537-6727
Recorder, Birth, Death, Marriage - 507-537-6722
Assessor - 507-537-6731
Court Administration - 507-537-6734
Probation - 507-537-6746
Veteran’s Services - 507-537-6729
Human Resources, Administration - 507-537-6961
Passports - 507-532-1339
Environmental (including Household Hazardous Waste and mattress recycling)   - 507-532-8210
Landfill - 507-865-4615
Lyon County Soil & Water Conservation District - 507-532-8207 Ext. 3
Highway - 507-532-8205
Residents may also contact county staff by email. Email addresses are listed on the county website at We apologize for any inconvenience that that this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.  These precautions are necessary to ensure the safety of our employees and to slow the spread of the virus.  For more information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus, please visit or
Further updates will be posted to our website and Facebook page as they become available.

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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