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The Civil Division is a state mandated service of the Sheriff's Office.
Its purpose and function is to serve and execute the various legal processes issued not only by and for the several non-criminal courts of the state and its
subdivisions, but also for the legal community and the general public, the sworn staff is dedicated to civil enforcement and proper process service.

The Civil Division provides a variety of civil process which includes summons
and complaints, subpoenas, small claims, wage garnishments, court ordered restraining orders, etc.

Departmental and divisional policies and procedures are consistent with Idaho
State Code. These policies are designed and developed to insure the accurate,
expeditious, and judicious service and execution of all matters relating to civil process.

This office only serves and enforces documents in the Bingham County area. This includes the city limits of Blackfoot, Shelley, Firth, Groveland, Pingree, Springfield, Aberdeen and portions of Fort Hall. Please refer to the appropriate Sheriff's Office for service outside of  Bingham County.


Contact the Civil Division

Hours of Operations:
Monday-Friday, Excluding Holidays
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for lunch

Physical/Mailing Address:

Bingham County Sheriff
Attn: Civil Division
501 N Maple #405
Blackfoot, Idaho

Phone: (208) 782-3042
Facsimile: (208) 782-3048

For civil process servings to be served please be sure to include:

1.    All documents must be accompanied by a letter of instruction, signed and
       dated by the attorney of record or the plaintiff if there is no attorney as per
       Idaho Code 31-2211. The instructions must include who is to be served and        location where service is to be made. You may provide more than 1 address        as long as all addresses are located within Bingham County.

2.    The document to be served (original writs of execution)

3.    Appropriate numbers of copies of the paper to be served.

4.    A check payable to the Bingham County Sheriff's Office for $50.00 or fee
       indicated in the fee schedule located here.

5.    A self addressed stamped envelope for writs of execution addressed to the

6.    Writs of Execution involving a bank garnishment, check for $5.00 made
        payable to the financial institution where documents will be served.

Our office strives to assist with information pertaining to procedural questions in regards to the civil paper process, but we can not provide legal advise or legal documents. If assistance is needed with a legal situation, an attorney will need to be contacted.