It is the responsibility of the Sheriff’s Office to serve or execute according to law, all processes, writs, precepts, and orders issued or made by lawful authority according to Wisconsin State Statute 59.27(4).
Foreclosure / Sheriff Sales
Sheriff Sales are normally
conducted on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. at the front entrance of
the Trempealeau County Courthouse,
All properties are sold “as
is” and are not available for viewing.
The bank, lending
institution or their attorney will put in the first bid.
Anyone else can then bid on the property.
The property goes to the highest bidder.
The Sheriff’s Department does not have any specific information regarding the condition of the property being sold. Persons interested in obtaining information about a property are encouraged to contact the attorney or lender who is foreclosing on the property.
Papers for service will be
accepted at the Sheriff’s Office Monday – Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m., Excluding Holidays.
Only papers for service within
The Sheriff’s Office shall charge for the service of Civil
Process, legal notices and other actions where prohibited by law.
There are certain exceptions, including but not limited to:
- An indigent person is an exception. The indigent person must have a waiver of fees from the court of jurisdiction.
- Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO’s) and Injunctions may be exempt from fees, depending upon the basis of the court order.
|Paper Service||$65.00 (includes mileage, 3 attempts)|
|Additional defendant/same address||$65.00 (includes mileage, 3 attempts)|
|Additional defendant/different address||$65.00 (includes mileage, 3 attempts)|
|Additional Service Attempt||$25.00 (for any attempts over 3)|
|Stand by time||Officers Hourly Rate|
|Evictions||$75.00 (all parties at one address, includes mileage and one hour of deputy time. Additional deputy time billed at hourly rate).|
|Writs of Assistance, Restitution & Replevin||$75.00 (includes mileage and one hour of deputy time. Additional deputy time billed at hourly rate).|