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Fee Schedules

Circuit Civil/Domestic Relations

Domestic, Repeat, Dating, or Sexual Violence Cases

No fee

Standard Circuit Civil Case

$400.00

Civil Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Third Party Complaint

$395.00

Dissolution/Annulment of Marriage, plus applicable mediation fees, if any, due at time of filing, pursuant to Administrative Order #11-01

$408.00

Petitions to Modify an existing Dissolution of Marriage, plus applicable mediation fees, if any, due at time of filing

$50.00

Mediation Fee, combined income of parties is less than $50,000

$60.00

Mediation Fee, combined income of parties is greater than $50,000

$120.00

Civil Dissolution Counterclaims

$403.00

Circuit Replevin

$485.00

Adoption

$442.00

Foreign Judgment - Circuit

$442.00

Medical Malpractice 90-Day Extension

$42.00

Reopen Fee

$50.00

Garnishment

$85.00

Appeal from Circuit Court to District Court, plus an additional $300 in form of a separate check to the District Court of Appeals.

$100.00

Severance

$18.00

Extra Name Fee for Each Defendant over 5

$2.50

Attorney Appearing Pro Hac Vice

$100.00

Eminent Domain Registry of Court

$170.00

Judicial Sale

$70.00

Receiving Money into Registry of Court

3% of the first $500;1.5% of balance

Partial Payment Plan - Fee for Establishing

$25.00

Summons

$10.00

Civil Filings (pursuant to chapters. 39, 61, 741, 742, 747, 752, or 753)

$300.00

Civil Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Counter Petition, Third Party Complaint (Proceedings filed under chapters. 39, 61, 741, 742, 747, 752, or 753)

$295.00

Mortgage Foreclosure and Real Property Actions: Claim Value: less than $50,000

$400.00

Mortgage Foreclosure and Real Property Actions: Claim Value: $50,001 to $250,000

$905.00

Mortgage Foreclosure and Real Property Actions: Claim Value: Claim Value: $250,001 or More

$1,905.00

Foreclosure Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Counter Petition, Third Party Complaint: Claim Value: less than $50,000

$395.00

Foreclosure Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Counter Petition, Third Party Complaint: Claim value: $50,001 to $250,000

$900.00

Foreclosure Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Counter Petition, Third Party Complaint: Claim Value: 250,001 or More

$1900.00

 

County Civil/Small Claims

Small Claims - Claims < $100

$55.00

Small Claims - Claims $101 - $500

$80.00

Small Claims - Claims $501 - $2500

$175.00

All Claims > $2501 - $15,000

$300.00

Tenant Eviction

$185.00

Replevin - Claims < $100

$140.00

Replevin - Claims $100 - $500

$165.00

Replevin - Claims $500 - $2500

$260.00

Replevin - Claims > $2500

$385.00

Civil Cross Claim, Counter Claim, Third Party Complaint (assessed against the person filing a cross-claim in a case filed for $2500 or more, of when a claim in another case where the relief sought in excess of $2500)

$295.00

Extra Name Fee for Each Defendant over 5

$2.50

Reopen Fee - Claims < $500

$25.00

Reopen Fee - Claims > $500

$50.00

Garnishment

$188.00

Appeal from County to Circuit Court

$281.00

Partial Payment Plan - Fee for Establishing

$25.00

Receiving Money into Registry of Court

3% of the first $500 of deposit 1.5% of balance

Summons

$10.00

 

Probate Filing Fees

Opening Any Estate

$231.00

Caveat

$41.00

Notice of Trust

$41.00

Foreign Wills

$231.00

Disposition of Personal Property Without Administration

$231.00

Summary Administration < $1000

$235.00

Summary Administration > $1000

$345.00

Formal Administration

$400.00

Guardianship Ancillary, Curatorship, and Conservatorship

$400.00

Guardianship - Person Only

$235.00

Guardianship - Veterans

$235.00

Determination of Incompetency

$231.00

Reopen Fee

$50.00

Appeal from Circuit Court to District Court, plus an additional $300 in form of a separate check to District Court of Appeals.

$100.00

Guardianship Audit Fees - Verified Inventory

$85.00

Guardianship Audit Fees - Estates < $25,000

$20.00

Guardianship Audit Fees - Estates $25000 - $100000

$85.00

Guardianship Audit Fees - Estates $100000 - $500000

$170.00

Guardianship Audit Fees - Estates > $500000

$250.00

Attorney Appearing Pro Hac Vice

$100.00

Partial Payment Plan - Fee for Establishing

$25.00

 

Marriage Licenses

Marriage License

$93.50

Marriage License, when both parties have completed authorized Pre-Marital Preparation Course

$61.00

Certified Copy of Marriage License

$3.00

 

Recording Fees

Recording Instrument into Official Records - First Page

$10.00

Recording Instrument into Official Records - Each Additional Page

$8.50

Recording Subdivision Plat into Official Records - First Sheet

$30.00

Recording Subdivision Plat into Official Records - Each Additional Sheet

$15.00

Transfer of Lien, First

$15.00

Transfer of Lien, Each Additional

 
 

Miscellaneous

Examining, Comparing, Correcting, Verifying & Certifying Transcripts in Appellate Proceedings

$5.00

Preparing, Numbering & Indexing Original Record of Appellate Proceedings

$3.50

Certifying Copies in Public Record

$2.00

Verifying an Instrument Presented for Certification Prepared by Someone Other Than the Clerk

$3.50

Copies by Photographic Process in Public Records Not More than 8 1/2 x 14

$1.00

Copies By Photographic Process in Public Records More Than 8 1/2 x 14 In.

$5.00

Microfilm Copies 16 MM 100'

$42.00

Microfilm Copies 35 MM 100'

$60.00

Copying Other Than Photographic Process

$6.00

Writing Paper, Other than Specifically Mentioned, Including Copying, Signing & Sealing

$7.00

Indexing Entry Not Recorded

$1.00

Receiving Money Into Registry of Court

3% of the first $500; 1.5% of balance

Eminent Domain Per Deposit

$150.00

Oath, Administering, Attesting & Sealing

$3.50

Validating Certificates

$3.50

Exemplified Certificates, Including Signing & Sealing

$7.00

Authenticated Certificates, Including Signing & Sealing

$7.00

Issuing & Filing Subpoena for a Witness

$7.00

Signing & Sealing Only

$2.00

Approving Bond

$8.50

Searching Records, Per Year

$2.00

Sealing Any Court File or Expungement of Record

$62.00

Receiving & Disbursing All Restitution Payments

$3.50

Delayed Birth Certificate

$5.00

Postal Charges

Actual Postal Cost