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Civil Process

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Service of Legal Papers

The lobby at the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office is currently closed due to COVID-19. Papers needing service can be mailed to:

Outagamie County Sheriff
Attn: Civil Process
3030 E Goodland Dr.
Appleton WI 54911


There is a pre-payment service fee of $50.00 per person being served. ($100.00 if serving 2 defendants, etc.) There is no charge if you have a Waiver of Fee form from the courts and submit the waiver with the papers for service.  

Please include:

● Completed worksheet (found below). Please keep in mind when providing information regarding the individual being served, the better information you provide for the deputies the quicker an individual can be served. Address for service must be a valid address in Outagamie County. We cannot serve papers outside of Outagamie County.

● Two (2) copies of the papers to be served.

● Payment ($50.00 per person being served) or a copy of the Waiver of Fee form. Make checks payable to "Outagamie County Sheriff".


For more information or questions regarding service of legal papers, please contact:

Janet Schultz – Civil Process Division


Civil Process Information Sheet 


Please note there will be additional fees for executing Writs of Restitution (Evictions), Replevins, and Executions.