Civil / Records


The Civil Division of the Sheriff’s Office is authorized by law to act as the enforcement agent for all courts within Schuyler County. The responsibilities of this division are twofold. The first is service of process such as a summons, subpoena, petition, order and other court-related documents. The second is enforcement which involves evictions, executing on real and personal property, sale of levied property, orders and warrants of arrest for civil contempt.

Civil Fees

View the Civil Fee Schedule.

COVID Rent Relief Extension Program

Landlords: do you have tenants who need rental assistance?  Read further to see if they qualify for this program.  Tenant Rental Assistance


Guidelines for Requesting Records

  • When requesting a records check, you must have a photo ID or a notarized records requisition.
  • The cost for copies of records is 25 cents per page. Motor vehicle accident reports cost 25 cents per page of the report.
  • If requesting a copy of a records check or a copy of a motor vehicle accident report, you must send a self-address, stamped envelope with the request.
  • All requests for records must be done in accordance with the Freedom of Information (FOIL).
  • Requests for Information specific to the Sheriff's Department may be mailed to the address noted to the right or emailed to  

Freedom of Information Form