The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is mandated by the Code of Iowa to charge fees for service of civil documents. Total Sheriff Fees for service will be billed after the service has been accomplished.
Return of Service
Pursuant to the Iowa Court Rules (Rules of Civil Procedure), after serving a document with a court case number, the Return of Service will be electronically filed with the appropriate Clerk of Court unless requested differently.
If the case has not been entered into the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS), the Return of Service will be sent to the person or firm who requested the service after payment has been received by the Hardin County Sheriff's Office.