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Landlord/Owner Information

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office does not provide legal advice. However, the Sheriff’s Office may provide information about its policies and procedures for Service of Process. If you have additional questions, contact an attorney or visit the 19th Judicial Circuit’s Center for Self Representation in the William D. Block Memorial Library located in the main lobby of the Lake County Courthouse.  

  • Evictions are neither enforced on state or national holidays nor the week prior to and the week following Christmas. Evictions may be cancelled due to severe weather or other exigent circumstances and shall be at the sole discretion of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. After the Sheriff's Office's Civil Process' Supervisor or Administrative Command authorizes the cancellation of all evictions the legal secretaries will call the landlord/owner at the provided contact number provided. It is the landlord/owner's responsibility to provide a contact number at the time of scheduling -- the Sheriff's Office will not make multiple attempts to contact a landlord/owner if a voicemail recording is reached.


The following eviction forms are also available through the Lake County Circuit Clerk and Center for Self Representation.

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