CIVIL PROCESS DIVISION
Lisa Vistain, Deputy
Civil Process Coordinator
The Calumet County Sheriff’s Dept. Civil Process Division serves civil process, as it is a statutory duty of the sheriff required by Wisconsin Statute 59.27(4), which reads:
“The sheriff, personally, or by the undersheriff or deputies, shall serve or execute all processes, writs, precepts and orders issued or made lawful authority and delivered to the sheriff.”
Papers for service within Calumet County will be accepted at the sheriff’s office Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The papers to be served may also be mailed to the sheriff’s office by attaching an informational sheet with the petitioner’s and defendant’s information, along with an additional sheriff dept. copy, and mailing to the following address:
Calumet Co. Sheriff’s Dept.
Attn: Civil Process
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Pre-payment is required for all out-of-state and private individual civil process services. Service fees are set by County Board Resolution and are as follows:
Sheriff Sale Posting $75.00
Sheriff Sale $75.00 (paid at time of sale or billed thereafter)
Paper Service $45.00 (plus 25 cents per mile, round trip)
Additional Defendant/Same address $22.50
Additional Service Attempts $45.00 (or $22.50 as applicable)
Any questions regarding fees or the service of Civil Process can be directed to Lisa Vistain (920) 849-2361, extension 301.
Sheriff Sales are conducted on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Court Street Lobby of the Calumet County Courthouse, 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI.
Anyone can bid on the property and the successful bidders are REQUIRED to have 10% of their bid in cash, money order, or certified check AT THE TIME OF SALE, made payable to the Calumet County Clerk of Courts.
There will also be a transfer fee of .003 of the accepted bid collected at the time of sale. This fee may be paid in cash or personal check and made payable to the Calumet County Register of Deeds.
The balance is due at the time of confirmation.
The successful bidder is also responsible for all legal liens, encumbrances and unpaid real estate taxes.
All properties are sold “as is” and are not available for viewing.
Sales are subject to cancellation at any time without notice.
The Sheriff’s department does not have any specific information regarding the property being sold. You are encouraged to contact the attorney or lender who is foreclosing on the property.