The Civil Division
The Civil staff serves many types of civil papers including Summons, Court Orders, Subpoenas and Writs of Execution. In addition, the Sheriff's Sales are conducted to satisfy liens and judgments. Eviction notices and other miscellaneous papers are also served for landlords and private individuals. A wide variety of papers are served for state agencies such as Worker Compensation, PHHS Child Enforcement, Department of Environmental Quality, the Montana Dept. of Labor and Industry as well as the City of Helena and the Helena School District. The also issue concealed weapons permits. The Civil Section receives over 3,000 papers annually for service. Approximately $37,000 in fees are collected each year and deposited to the county general fund.