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About The Civil Division

Our Vision for the Civil Division of the Will County Sheriff's Office is that as a team, we will provide a friendly and respectful customer service environment, exhibiting the highest degree of professional conduct while performing our service of all Process with diligence, initiative, and resourcefulness.

The Will County Sheriff's Office Civil Division serves over 22,000 items of process annually. These items include subpoenas from the Will County State's Attorney, summons for law suits, quasi criminal summons from villages and counties throughout the United States.

Sheriff sale auctions relating to Judgment levies on real estate and personal property, in addition to foreclosures on real estate, are conducted by the Civil Division ( evictions ) and other various levies. The record keeping and billing for false alarm ordinance violations are also conducted through this office.

The division's work load does not permit short date papers; therefore, ten ( 10 ) working days are required to make a proper effort to serve, process and return papers filed with our office for service.

Office Hours, Address and Phone Numbers

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Address  |  100 West Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60432

Main Office  |  815-727-8895
Personal Property & Real Property Levies, Replevins, Evictions, Foreclosures  |  815-727-8895 x 8019


Service fee amounts are determined by county ordinance, collected by the Civil Division and are turned over to the county treasury. Process will be accepted and service will be attempted only upon receipt of fees in advance. On all Orders of Possession, a non-refundable 1 hour fee of $172 is required at the time of filing the papers with our office for service. Each additional hour will be billed at $172 per hour. For specific fee information, please visit our Fee Information Schedule Page.