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Civil Process

Date/Time:  All Sheriff Sales are conducted at 10:00 AM on Thursdays of each month (unless otherwise posted).

Place:  The Main Lobby of the Walworth County Sheriff's Office, 1770 County Trunk NN, Elkhorn, WI 53121

Payment Notice:  

  • A 10% down payment in the form of certified funds or cash is required at the time of the sale of the foreclosed property.

  • The down payment must be paid to the Walworth County Clerk of Courts.

  • Payment must be made in cash or by certified bank check.  Personal checks cannot and will not be accepted.

  • Suggestion:  Have certified funds in the amount of 10% of what you intend to be your maximum bid with you on the day of the sale.

Effective immediately, we will only accept Civil Process paperwork for service at the front desk of the Sheriff's Office Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4PM, with the exception of Restraining Orders which we will accept anytime.  You may mail papers with payment if you cannot drop them off during the specified times.  Payment must accompany paper service requests (except for restraining orders - we do not charge a fee to serve these).

For more information on Civil Process procedures, fees, and filing papers, click on the following attachments.

Civil Process Fees

Civil Process Instructions BUSINESS

Civil Process Instructions INDIVIDUAL

Civil Process Party to be Served

Guide to Landlords and Tenants

Writ of Restitution (Eviction) Procedures

PLEASE NOTE:  Click here for the dates that the Sheriff's Office will not be holding Sheriff Sales in 2016 and click here for the 2017 dates.

Contact Info:  Walworth County Sheriff's Office, Process Division, 1770 County Trunk NN, Elkhorn, WI 53121


   (262) 741-4480 Process

   (262) 741-4492 (Fax)

Administrative Office Hours:  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, Closed Legal Holidays

Property List:  Click on the Description to view Case Detail

Sale DateDescription
12/15/2016Hultine- City of Delavan
12/15/2016Lidbury- Town of LaGrange
12/15/2016Swanson- Village of Walworth
12/22/2016Romy- Town of Delavan
12/22/2016Standley- City of Whitewater
12/29/2016Vicki Lynn Ryan Trust- Village of Sharon
1/5/2017Casper- Town of Geneva
1/5/2017Duffus- City of Elkhorn
1/5/2017Hansen- Town of Delavan
1/5/2017Jensen- Town of Geneva
1/5/2017Sullivan- Town of Delavan
1/12/2017Anderson- Village of Bloomfield
1/12/2017Bourenske- Town of East Troy
1/12/2017Chavez- Town of Delavan
1/12/2017Grenus- Town of Bloomfield
1/12/2017Wrzeszcz- Village of Genoa City
1/19/2017Bayer- Town of Lyons
1/19/2017Ketterhagen- Town of Lyons
1/19/2017Kucia- Village of Bloomfield
1/19/2017Pierce- Town of Geneva
1/26/2017Brooder- City of Delavan
2/2/2017Monroe- Village of Bloomfield
2/2/2017Schulz- Town of Richmond


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