Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ - GENERAL INFORMATION
Q. Can I fax or email papers to be served?
A. In most cases, no. Wisconsin requires an original file-stamped copy to be served. In addition, pre-payment is required. (If your papers are out of Wisconsin jurisdiction, it is up to you to know what your state requires for service). In addition, prepayment is required on all services.
Q. Can a paper be served to someone at their place of employment?
A. A place of employment is not preferred, however it may be utilized as a last resort location upon authorization from the employer/supervisor. Please include employment details on our Information Sheet.
A. No. The Sheriff's Department will not provide an address. You will need a current, physical address in order for us to attempt service.
Q. I know the person will be at a specific location at a specific time. Can you serve them there?
A. We will attempt to accommodate this, but it can be very difficult to "schedule" an officer to be somewhere at a specific time. There is a high probability that we will not be able to accomplish the service in this manner.