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Wayne County Sheriff's Office

Civil Division 

 Phone: 330-287-5766

Fax: 330-287-5716





Requirements for Service of Papers (Subpoenas, Summons, Writ of Possessions, etc)
(State of Ohio only)


* Papers to be served (original and a copy)

* Self addressed and stamped envelope

* Any special instructions



Out of State Requirements
(Any state other than Ohio)


* $15 casher's check or certified check payable to Wayne County Sheriff (a refund or additional bill may be issued depending on mileage required to serve paper.)  

* Complete copy of paperwork

* Self addressed and stamped envelope

* Certification of Service (link below) completed by your clerk of court's office

* Notary paperwork (if required by your state)

* Any special instructions


Certification of Service



Civil Protection Orders (CPO)
(All states)

All protection orders must have the CPO Informational Sheet (link below) in order to be served.  If this sheet is not attached, we will return the paperwork back with no service.

CPO Informational Sheet


Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions.  Our civil division can be reached at 330-287-5766 or via email by clicking here.


Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 201 W. North Street,  Wooster Ohio 44691
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