March 3, 2024

Civil Service Process

The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office provides the service of civil paperwork to those who reside in Fall River County. Examples of such paperwork are evictions, protection orders, and writs. Service fees are mandated by the State of South Dakota. For current fees, click here to read South Dakota Codified Law 7-12-18.

Eviction Laws
South Dakota Codified Law 21-16 deals with landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities. You can also review the South Dakota Department of Consumer Protection’s “Landlord/Tenant Rights and Responsibilities” booklet here


For more information regarding civil process services, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 605-745-4444.
Office Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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