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Any important or Rush civil process paperwork, such as TRO's, that will be 

faxed AFTER 4 PM, please call 715-743-5354 or 715-743-3157

to ensure it will be served in a timely manner. 

When requesting civil process service in Clark County, please include the following:

  • Cover Letter (for businesses or law firms only)

  • Self-addressed stamped envelope

  • Two (2) copies of the paperwork to be served


  • Prepayment Check (Payment is required for all Service and should be sent with initial paperwork)

    • Make checks payable to: Clark County Sheriff's Office


In most circumstances we require an up-front payment of $150.

The fees included in the up-front payment towards the Service are as follows: 

  • $60 for each service attempt (up to 3 attempts)

  • $18 for service to additional party if:

    • at the same address

    • involving the same case

    • served at the same time as original service

  • 55¢ per mile (current county rate) -Effective 8/17/2022

    • mileage fee charged on actual service, not attempts​​

    • to receive an accurate charge for service, we will need the full address of the individual you wish to serve.

  • $60 Rush Fee

    • Service required within five (5) business days 

Your "Certificate of Service" will be held until your invoice payment is received. 

   Please mail the above information to: 
     Clark County Sheriff's Office
     Attention: Civil Process 

     517 Court Street, Room 308 
illsville, WI 54456 


For process service to an inmate in our jail, please include $60.00 with the papers to be served.  This includes child support papers. 


PLEASE NOTE: Overpayments will not be refunded if under $20. 

Any additional fees for attempted service will be billed.

If you have any questions regarding the process or rates for this service, please contact the Civil Process Clerk by phone at 715-743-5354, email or Fax: 715-743-4350. Thank you.

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