Franklin County Sheriff

Civil/Real Estate Division

Deputies assigned to the Civil Division are responsible for the serving of legal documents received from the court. These documents include subpoenas, writs, executions, protection orders and evictions from both Franklin County and foreign jurisdictions. The Civil Division is also responsible for the Sheriff Sale of Real Estate and the collection of fees from various legal processes.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office Real Estate Division staff set foreclosure sale dates for all foreclosed properties within Franklin County. The staff works closely with the courts and law firms prior to the sale. The staff continues to work with the courts, law firms, and buyers after the sale to secure the deeds to the properties.

Personnel assigned consist of (1) Major, (1) Sergeant, (15) Deputies, (9) Civilians.

Real Estate

Franklin County Sheriff's Office
373 South High Street
Floor 2B Attn: Real Estate
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 525-4231
Fax: (614) 525-3168
Supervisor: Sgt. Paul Karl

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Civil Services & Pick-ups

Outside the state of Ohio

From outside the state of Ohio with court documents needing to be served in Franklin County, Ohio, please understand the following:

Our Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. To help ensure that we get your service request in a timely manner, please mail all requests to the address below.

Inside the state of Ohio

From inside the state of Ohio with court documents needing to be served in Franklin County, Ohio please understand the following:

Our Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. To help ensure that we get your service requests in a timely manner, please mail all request to:

Franklin County Sheriff's Office
410 South High Street
2nd Floor; Attn: Civil Division
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: (614) 525-3343
Fax: (614) 525-4202
Supervisors: Sgt. Christopher Wimbish & Cpl. Joe Vince

Our office only handles evictions ONLY on foreclosure homes sold at the Franklin County Sheriff Real Estate Sale. For rental evictions, please call the Franklin County Municipal Court Rental Evictions at (614) 645-7780.

For the Franklin County Clerk of Courts in regards to court questions, please contact them at (614) 525-3600