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Civil Suit

CLERK FEES $50.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUN $5.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
INDIGENT $10.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORDS PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $252.00

(Includes: occupational drivers license applications filed following a conviction for DWI, ETC)

Divorce Cases

CLERK FEES $71.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $45.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
INDIGENT . DIVORCE $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
FAMILY PROTECTION FEE $15.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $278.00
(+ $1.00 PER CHILD - FORM 178)

Family Law Cases        (PETITION AFFECTING PARENT/CHILD RELATIONSHIP)

CIVIL FEES $70.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $45.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUN $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
INDIGENT . CIVIL $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORDS PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $262.00


Name Change

CIVIL FEES $70.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
INDIGENT . CIVIL $10.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $272.00


Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Family)

CLERK FEE $70.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $45.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $5.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
INDIGENT . $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $262.00


Petition for Adoption

CIVIL FEES $70.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $45.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
INDIGENT . $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
CENTRAL ADOPTION REGISTRY (C.A.R.) FUND $15.00
TOTAL $266.00


Other Family Fees

MOTION FOR ENFORCEMENT $15.00
SHOW CAUSE CITATION $8.00


Expunction

CLERK FEE $50.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $5.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
INDIGENT $10.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $252.00
(+ $8.00 per notification)

Petition for Non-Disclosure

CLERK FEE $50.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $5.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
INDIGENT $10.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
NON-DISCLOSURE FEE $28.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $280.00


Tax Suit

CLERK FEE $50.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
INDIGENT $10.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
COURT RECORD PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $207.00


Protective Order (Against Respondent)

CLERK FEE $50.00
STATE COMPTROLLER FEES $50.00
APPELLATE JUDICIAL FUND $5.00
COURTHOUSE SECURITY $5.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE $10.00
RECORD MANAGEMENT FEE / DC $10.00
INDIGENT $10.00
STENOGRAPHERS FEE $15.00
LAW LIBRARY $20.00
SHERIFF'S FEE $5.00
STATE JUDICIAL FUND / CIVIL $42.00
PROTECTIVE ORDER FEE $16.00
ISSUE PROTECTIVE ORDER CITATION $8.00
SHERIFF SERVICE FEE $75.00
COURT RECORDS PRESERVATION $10.00
ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM FUND $20.00
TOTAL $351.00


MISCELLANEOUS FEES

COUNTER PETITION Civil / Family $75.00 / $70.00
MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL Civil / Family $75.00 / $70.00
FILING INTERVENTION Civil / Family $75.00 / $15.00
MOTION TO MODIFY Civil / Family $75.00 / $15.00
MOTION FOR ENFORCEMENT Civil / Family $75.00 / $15.00
MOTION TO TRANSFER Civil / Family $75.00 / $15.00
TRANSFER FEE Civil / Family $50.00 / $45.00
THIRD PARTY PETITION $75.00
JURY FEE $30.00
ISSUANCE OF WRIT $12.00
SHOW CAUSE CITATION $8.00
CITATION $8.00
CITATION BY CERTIFIED MAIL $65.00
CITATION SERVING SECRETARY OF STATE
(return citation to requestor for mailing)
$12.00
SUPERSEADUS BOND - CIVIL $4.00
FILING AND APPROVING BOND $4.00
RECORD SEARCH (CIVIL OR CRIMINAL)        PER NAME $5.00
INSUFFICIENT CHECK $25.00
COPIES (per page + $1.00 per document if certified) $1.00

FILING MOTION FOR APPEAL - $1.00 Per page + $10.00 mailing

**ADDITION FEES FOR CIVIL SUITS WITH MULTIPLE PLANTIFFS
11-25 Plantiffs ADDITIONAL $25.00
26-100 Plantiffs ADDITIONAL $50.00
101-500 Plantiffs ADDITIONAL $75.00
501-1000 Plantiffs ADDITIONAL $100.00
1001 or more Plantiffs ADDITIONAL $150.00

CITATION BY PUBLICATION CITATION $8.00
SHERIFF'S SERVICE FEE $60.00
+ FEE TO NEWSPAPER (requester to make payment arrangements with publisher)

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SHERIFF'S FEES FOR SERVICE

Notices:

SUBPOENAS $75.00
SUMMONS $75.00
WRIT OF ATTACHMENT $200.00
WRIT OF GARNISHMENT $75.00
WRIT OF SEQUESTRATION $200.00
ORDER OF SALE $200.00
WRIT OF POSESSION $200.00
FORCIBLE DETAINER $75.00


Service Fees:

CITATIONS $75.00


Other Service Fees:

INJUNCTION $60.00
NOTICE $60.00
POSTING $60.00
PRECEPT $60.00
PUBLICATION $60.00
RESTRAINING ORDER $75.00
SHOW CAUSE $75.00
WRITS OF EXECUTION $200.00
HABEUS CORPUS $150.00
WRIT OF RESTITUTION $150.00
NOTICE OF APPLICATION $25.00
DELIVERY BOND $25.00
REPLEVY BOND $50.00
TRUSTEE SALE $75.00
EXECUTION OF BILL OF SALE $25.00
ANY OTHER NON-WRIT $75.00
ANY OTHER WRIT $200.00