Civil – County & Circuit Fees

Circuit Civil, County Civil, Small Claims Filing Fees Effective June 1, 2009 Pursuant to SB1728 Fees
County Civil Actions Under $100 $55.00
$101 – $500 $80.00
$501 – $2500 $175.00
$2501 – $15,000 $300.00
Circuit Civil Actions $400.00
Real Property or Foreclosure Cases with Claim Value $50,000 Or Less $400.00
$50,001 – $250,000 $905.00
Over $250,001 $1905.00
Replevin Actions Up to $1,000 $130.00
$1,001 – $2,500 $240.00
$2,501 – $15,000 $385.00
$15,001 and over $485.00
Each Defendant (Not including aka, fka, dba) Over 5 $2.50
Issuing Summons Per Summons $10.00
Preparing Summons In Addition to Issuing Fee Per Summons $7.00
Recording Lis Pendens 1st Page $5.00
Each Additional Page $4.00
Tenant Eviction $185.00
Cross Claim, Counter- Claim, 3rd Party Claim or Counter-Petition in County Court Actions Over $2500 $295.00
Cross Claim, Counter- Claim, 3rd Party Claim or Counter-Petition in County Court Actions Transferring Jurisdiction to Circuit Court $400.00
Cross Claim, Counter- Claim, 3rd Party Claim or Counter-Petition in Circuit Court Actions Circuit Court Actions $395.00
Cross Claim, Counter- Claim, 3rd Party Claim or Counter-Petition in Foreclosure/Real Property Actions Claims up to $15,000 $395.00
$15001 – $250,000 $900.00
Over $250,001 $1,900.00
Reopen Fee Closed Case is Resubmitted to the Judge $50.00
Domestication of Foreign Judgment $15,000 Or Less $300.00
Over $15,000 $400.00
Execution Fee on Foreign Judgment $42.00
Non-Resident Bond $100.00
Bond Approvals $8.50
Issuing Writ of Garnishment $85.00
Transferred Case From Another County Under $100 $55.00
$101 – $500 $80.00
$501 – $2,500 $175.00
$2,501 – $15,000 $300.00
$15,001 – $50,000 $400.00
$50,001 – $250,000 $905.00
Over $250,000 $1905.00
Appeal Filing Fee County To Circuit $281.00
Copies Per Page $1.00
Foreclosure Sale Fee $70.00
Certifications $2.00
Records Search Per Year $2.00
Exemplifications $7.00
Malpractice Extension Fee $42.00
FAX Copies Per Page Local $1.00
FAX Copies Per Page Long Distance $1.25
Subpoenas Issue Only $2.00
Court Registry Fee 3% of 1st $500.00
1.5% of Remaining Balance

Please be informed that fee increases are added during Legislative Session.

The Clerk’s Office will accept only Cash, Credit/Debit Cards (Discover, MasterCard,  Visa & American Express), Money Orders or Cashiers Checks for payment of all monetary business transactions.