The Civil Section is responsible, as mandated by state statute, to provide the civil service process in both civil and criminal cases throughout the County.

Staff members process and serve thousands of court documents each year. A wide variety of papers are handled, including, but not limited too;

  • Temporary Protection Orders
  • Extended Protection Orders
  • Civil Subpoenas
  • Criminal Subpoenas
  • Summons
  • Writs of Execution
  • Court Hearing Orders


Papers for service can be brought to the Lander County Sheriff's Office - Civil Section for service or can be mailed to the office at the below address. The service fee must be included with your request unless you have set up an account with our office. If you need instructions or fee information, please contact the Civil Section.


Physical: 2 State Route 305, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820 (775) 635-1100 

Mailing: Post Office Box 1625 Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820 (775) 635-1100

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Nevada & Federal holidays.


If you have any comments you would like to make regarding the quality of service you have received from our office, we want to hear from you. Please contact the Office Manager at 775-635-1100.