The Civil/Warrants Division can be contacted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of court-appointed holidays. For further reference please see the list of court-appointed holidays. Some exceptions may apply, so please refer to the specific function below for details and hours of operations conducted outside of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Body Writ – The Civil Division is accountable for overseeing receipt, service fees, processing, filing, assignment, service, and if going out of county for service, forwarding to the proper county for service and return of body writ. For assistance with a body writ, contact a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's Office at 630-208-2015, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Body Writ Service Fees
Most Wanted List – The Civil Division maintains the Most Wanted List. Like us on Facebook and obtain a weekly feed of profiles of individuals that are on the local and national Most Wanted List.
Assistant Director of Administration
Civil/Warrants Division – The Civil Division is an integral area of the Kane County Sheriff's Office that processes legal filings by private attorneys, the State's Attorney's Office, and all civilians. Process servers see that all papers are served in a timely fashion. In addition, to civil process filings, the Kane County Sheriff's Office serves, executes, and oversees the proper receipt, processing, filing, assignment, and return of warrants. (Said warrants may be legally directed or delivered to them). To speak with a representative of the Warrants Division, please call 630.208.2015 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Facing an eviction?
The Eviction process can be a complex issue. Many questions that you may encounter involve seeking legal advice. The Sheriff's Office is not authorized to answer your legal questions. The following information is provided on the general eviction process and may answer some of your questions. Additional assistance can be sought by contacting the following legal aid organizations:
Forms and Documents
Junk Certificate – While junk vehicles are an eyesore and a blight on the environment, getting rid of an abandoned/junk vehicle is not always a simple matter. To speak to a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's office, please call 630-444-1095 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Junking Certificate Request
Orders of Protection – The Civil Division is responsible for the service and execution within the county, as well as the return of proper receipt and information, processing, filing, assignment, service, and return of orders of protection issued within the County of Kane. For orders issued in another county, and requiring service with a Kane County address, the paperwork is processed for service then the proper paperwork is directed back to the appropriate county. To speak with a service representative, please call 630-208-2010, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Paper Service – Paper Service is a service provided by the Sheriff's Civil Division at the time of filing within the Sheriff's Office. The Counter Service fee $75.00 per service, per defendant.
Personal Property Levy – The Civil Division of the Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the processing, service, and enforcement of court orders pertaining to Personal Property Levies. If you wish the Kane County Sheriff's Office to serve a Personal Property Levy, please contact a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's Office at 630-208-2012.
Public Fingerprints – The Kane County Sheriff's Office offers fingerprinting between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on each Tuesday, excluding Court-appointed holidays. A fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) is currently charged for this service per fingerprint card and the process is performed utilizing the Live Scan Electronic Touch print system. We also offer ink fingerprints if needed. Please confirm with the requesting agency, what will be accepted.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office is not permitted to perform Illinois Concealed Carry License Application fingerprinting. For additional details on CCL, please visit the ISP Website.
For details regarding Public Fingerprints, telephone 630-444-1095 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Writ of Replevin – The Civil Division of the Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for Notices Served (Writ of Replevin). For personal assistance and details regarding the seizure of property, please contact 630-208-2012.
Foreclosure Division Coordinator
Division – The Kane County Sheriff’s Office conducts court-ordered foreclosure sales throughout the county jurisdiction and provides a weekly list of upcoming property sales. If you are interested in bidding on any of the properties, you will need to register to bid the morning of the sale. If you do not register to bid, you will not be eligible to bid.
To register to bid, you must show ten percent (10%) of the judgment amount in certified funds. If you purchase a property you will have twenty-four (24) hours to present, the remaining balance to the Sheriff’s Office Foreclosure Division. Failure to present the remaining balance to the Foreclosure Division within twenty-four (24) hours will result in a forfeiture of your down payment or the ten (10%) percent.
Additional Details can be located in the Foreclosure Sales Rules.
It is the responsibility of the bidder to check the court files to verify all information. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility and expense of any kind of taxes, liens, or evictions without representation as to the quality of the title and without recourse to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. The sale is also further subject to confirmation by the court.
Foreclosure sales are held on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Thursday of each month (except Holidays) starting at 9:00 am, held at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office 37W755 Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois. All sales will be held in person bidding at the Sheriff’s Office.
In-person sales begin at 9 a.m. in the Sheriff's Office Lobby.
Foreclosure Sale Rules
Foreclosure Sale Properties
Foreclosure Sale Properties - Excel
Sold Foreclosure Properties
Foreclosure Surplus Listing
Weekly Sales Property Status/Opening Bids
Correspondence and deliveries regarding foreclosure sales should be sent to the attention of the Foreclosure Division:
Kane County Sheriff's Office
37W755 Illinois Route 38, Suite A
St. Charles, Illinois 60175-7557
Director of Administration
Records Division – The Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for maintaining all traffic accidents and incident reports handled by the Sheriff's Office. Copies of traffic accidents can be purchased through the Records Division for Five Dollars ($5.00) or online at the link provided below (for a service fee). Copies of incident reports can only be obtained by filing a Freedom of Information Act or Court Order.
The Records Division is located at the Kane County Sheriff's Office located at 37W755 Illinois Route 38 in St. Charles, Illinois. The facility is located one-half mile west of Randall Road in St. Charles, Illinois. Business hours are conducted from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 630-232-6840 to speak directly to a service representative.
*Please note: receipt of payment is
received in 24 hours / it takes 3-5 business days for Records to receive the
crash report but it will be sent upon receipt.