Civil Processing

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Law Enforcement serves many types of papers, including but not limited to; Writ of Execution, Writ of Assistance, Notice of Sale, Posting of Trustee Sale, Summons and Complaints, Subpoenas, papers regarding Child Support, papers regarding Dissolution of Marriage and Parenting Plans. 

All civil papers must be accompanied by a signed praecipe with a valid physical address given for service. P.O. boxes or mailboxes will not be accepted and your papers will be returned. We will need the original copy (stamped by the courts) and the appropriate copies for the number of defendants being served.

Please send all documents and fees (see below) to:

Anaconda Police Department

Attn: Civil Department

P.O. Box 518

Anaconda, MT 59711


Civil Fees: 

 Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Law Enforcement civil service non-refundable fees must be paid in advance. 

Sheriff Sales: $150.00.  Child Support: $10.00.  All other civil papers: $50.00


Inability to Pay: 

If you are unable to pay Civil Service fees, you must include an “Inability to Pay” fee waiver from the Court with the documents you are requesting be served. 


If you have any questions, please call 563-5241 ext. 2309

Civil Office Hours: 

Monday - Thursday:  5am to 3pm