Civil Division

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Office Location:


Dawson County

Law Enforcement Center

440 Colorado Boulevard

Glendive, MT  59330


Phone: (406) 377-5291

Emergency Phone: 911

Civil Division

      Civil laws deal with disputes between individuals.  Civil process includes paperwork by which a court gains jurisdiction over a person(s) in non-criminal matters.

      The Dawson County Civil Division processes and serves a variety of civil process for federal, state, and local courts, as well as, Worker’s Compensation, Child Support Enforcement, and Montana Department of Labor and Industry.   The Civil Division also conducts Sheriff’s sales, tax collection and tax property sales.

       The types of legal documents served include, but are not limited to, summons and complaints, writs of execution, orders to show cause, eviction notices, small claims complaints and subpoenas.

       All fees must be prepaid. Click on the link below for a complete list of service fees.