Civil Process

How to Serve Legal Papers

The Burnett County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the service of legal papers in Burnett County. If you have papers to be served, please provide the Sheriff's Office with two copies of the document with as accurate information possible in regards to the person to be served.

Applied Fees

You will be charged for the cost of the service and/or attempts and mileage. Pre-payment of $40 is required. Posting of a foreclosure sale requires a pre-payment of $75 and a separate fee of $75 for the actual sale.

How to Obtain a Restraining Order

A Temporary Restraining Order can be obtained at the Clerk of Court's Office Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Please contact them at 715-349-2147 for criteria on how to obtain a restraining order.

Foreclosure Sales

Foreclosure sales are held in the main lobby of the Burnett County Government Center (7410 County Road K, Siren, WI) on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month promptly at 10:00 am Sale notices are advertised in the Burnett County Sentinel for six consecutive weeks prior to a sale. Please note that sales are subject to cancellation or postponement at any time prior to the sale. Unless otherwise indicated, a 10% down payment in the form of certified funds is required the day of the sale, payable to the Burnett County Clerk of Courts.

View a listing of Current Foreclosure Sales.