Civil Process

For Civil Process Inquiries, please contact:

Rick Risk and Associates
Phone: 616-374-7170

There are no exceptions. Our office does not provide civil process services. We contract with Rick Risk and Associates to provide this service in Alpena County.

These services include, but are not limited to:

  • Summons
  • Divorce Paperwork
  • Evictions

Personal Protection Orders

Personal Protection Orders (PPOs) can be served in different ways:

  • Certified / Restricted mail through the U.S. Postal Service
  • A neutral third party
    • Someone who is not involved in the case serves the Respondent
  • Law Enforcement Officer or Process Server

There is a $25 fee for service by our office. We do not have the ability to make change. Please bring cash (exact change) or a check made payable to Alpena County Sheriff's Office. Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 am to 4 pm, excluding holidays and weekends. You may call ahead by using the contact information on the right side of this page.