Civil Filing Fees

Fee Name

Amount

Fee Application/Meaning

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Chancery 

(CH)

FULL PRINTABLE FEE LISTING

     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Abandoned Mobile Home $327.00  
     
Construction of Inter Vivos Trust $327.00 Inter Vivos Definition
     
Construction of Testamentary Trust $327.00 Testamentary Definition
     
Contract Actions $327.00  
     
Equitable Lien $327.00  
     
Exhume a Body $327.00  
     
Foreclosure - Commercial $377.00  
     
Foreclosure - Residential Tier 1 $517.00  
     
Foreclosure - Residential Tier 2 $447.00  
     
Foreclosure - Residential Tier 3 $391.00  
     
Foreclosure of Security Interest in Personal Property $327.00  
     
Injunction (Except in Tax and Dissolution) $327.00  
     
Interpleader $327.00 Interpleader Definition
     
Mechanic's Lein Foreclosure $327.00  
     
Partion $327.00  
     
Partnership Dissolution $327.00  
     
Quiet Title $327.00  
     
Recision of Contract $327.00  
     
Restraining Order $327.00  
     
Specific Performance $327.00  
     
Structured Settlement (Original Action to Assign) $327.00  
     
Trust Administration $327.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Appearance $202.00  
     
     

Jury Demand

   
     
Jury Demand $215.50  
     
     

OTHER

   
     
Change of Venue - Chancery $40.00  
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00  
     
Third Party Compliaint/Defendant $202.00  
     
Petition or Motion to Modify $140.00 30 Days or Less after Final Judgement or Order
     
Petition or Motion to Modify $165.00 31 days or more after Fnal Judgment or Order
     
Petition of Vacate Dismissal $0.00 For Want of Prosecution
     
Petition of Vacate Judgment $0.00 Foreclosure BEFORE sale Approved
     
     

EMINENT DOMAIN 

(ED)

No Fee is Required if Filed by Government Agency
     
Eminent Domain $327.00  
     

OTHER

   
     
Change of Venue (ED) $40.00  
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00  
     
Jury Demand $212.50  
     
     

LAW CASE
OVER $50,000.00 IN DAMAGES 

(L)

No Fee is Required if Filed by Government Agency
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Arbitration and Award Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Contract Money Damages Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Confession of Judgment Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Detinue Over $50,000.00 $327.00 Detinue Definition
     
Distress for Rent Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Ejectment Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Eviction Rent Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Eviction Tenant Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Recover Support/Contribution Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Replevin Over $50,000.00 $327.00 Replevin Definition
     
Statutory Action State/Political Subdivision
Over $50,000.00
$327.00  
     
Tort Money Damages Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Trover Over $50,000.00 $327.00 Trover Definition
     
Wrongful Death Over $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Appearance $202.00  
     
     
OTHER    
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00  
     
Petition to Vacate or Modify $50.00 30 Days or Less After Final Judgment or Order
     
Petition to Vacate or Modify $75.00 31 Days or More After Final Judgement or Order
     
     

LAW MAGISTRATE UNDER $50,000.00 IN DAMAGES 

(LM)

 
     
Arbitration and Award Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Arbitration and Award $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Contract Money Damages $10,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Confession of Judgment Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Confession of judgment $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Detinue Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Detinue $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Distress for Rent Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Distress for Rent $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Ejectment Up to $15,000.00  $277.00  
     
Ejectment Up to $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Eviction Possession Only $110.00  
     
Eviction Rent Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Eviction Rent $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Eviction Tenant Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Eviction Tenant $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Recover Support/Contribution Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Recover Support/Contribution $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Replevin Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Replevin $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Statutory Action by State/Political Subdivision Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Statutory Action by  State/Political Subdivision
$15,000.01 - $50,000.00
$327.00  
     
Tort Money Damages $10,000.01 - $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Tort Money Damages $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Trover Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Trover $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
Wrongful Death Up to $15,000.00 $277.00  
     
Wrongful Death Up to $15,000.01 - $50,000.00 $327.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Eviction $130.00 Possession Only
     
Appearance Answer to Complaint $202.00 All Other LM
     
     

JURY DEMAND

   
     
Jury Demand 6 Person $212.50  
     
Jury Demand 12 Person $$212.50  
     
     

OTHER

   
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00  
     
Third Party Complaint/Defendant $252.00  
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $0.00 Eviction Less Than 30 Days After Final Judgment or Order
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $75.00 31 Days or more After Final Judgment Order
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $50.00 All Other LM 30 Days Less than Final Judgment or Order
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $75.00 All Other LM 31 Days or More than Final Judgment or Order
     
     

MISCELLANEOUS REMEDY

(MR)

 
     
Abatement of Nuisance $327.00  
     
Administrative Review - Unemployment $0.00  
     
Administrative Subpoena $327.00  
     
Application for Order - Eavesdropping $327.00  
     
Application for Order -
Electronic Criminal Surveillance
$327.00  
     
Appointment of Receiver $327.00  
     
Appointment of Special Prosecutor $327.00  
     
Attachment - Original Action $327.00  
     
Building Code Violation $327.00  
     
Burnt Records $327.00  
     
Certificate of Innocence $327.00  
     
Certiorari 327.00 Certiorari Definition
     
Change of Name $327.00  
     
Confirmation of Election Judge $327.00  
     
Consumer Fraud/Deceptive Business Practice $327.00  
     
Contagious Disease $327.00  
     
Corporation Dissolution $327.00  
     
Declaratory Judgment $327.00  
     
Demolition $327.00  
     
Election Contest $327.00  
     
Escheat $327.00 Escheat Meaning
     
Extradition $327.00  
     
Ficticious Vital Record $327.00  
     
Forfeiture of Seized Property $327.00  
     
Grand Jury Investigator $327.00  
     
Habeas Corpus Civil or Criminal $327.00 Habeas Corpus Meaning
     
Interstate Probationer Transfer Adult $327.00  
     
Intrastate Probationer Transfer Juvenile $327.00  
     
Lost Goods or Money - Estray $327.00  
     
Mandamus $327.00 Mandamus Meaning
     
Ne Exeat - Original Action $327.00 Ne Exeat Meaning
     
Peace Bond Complaint - Fugitive from Justice $327.00  
     
Petition to Destroy Evidence $327.00  
     
Petition for Discovery or to Depose $327.00  
     
Petition to Expunge - No Criminal Case $0.00  
     
Petitionto Secure Testimony for Out-Of-State Witness $327.00  
     
Petition to Seal - No Existing Case $327.00  
     
Prohibition $327.00  
Quo Warranto $327.00 Quo Warranto Definition
     
Rendition $327.00 Rendition Definition
     
Review of Administrative Proceeeding $327.00  
     
Search Warrant $327.00  
     
Sexually Transmissible Disease Control Proceeding $327.00  
     
Sexually Violent Person Commitment Proceedings $327.00  
     
Statewide Grand jury Proceedings $327.00  
     
Statutory Summary Suspension - If No DT Case $327.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Appearance $202.00  
     
     

OTHER

   
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Certified Mailing $9.50 Fee is Per Mailing
     
Certification of Name Change $0.00  
     
Third Party Complaint $202.00  
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00  
     
     

MUNICIPAL CORPORATION 

(MC)

 
     
Petition for the Creation of a Drainage District $327.00  
     
Petition of Annexation for Election $327.00  
     
Petition to Organize Municipal Corporation $327.00  
     
Other Routine Matters of Municipal Corporations $327.00  
     
     

SMALL CLAIMS

(SC)

No Fee Required if Filed by a Government Agency
     
Contract Up to $2,500.00 $110.00  
     
Contract $2,500.01 - $10,000.00 $277.00  
     
Tax Collection Up to $2,500.00 $110.00  
     
Tax Collection $2,500.01 - 10,000.00 $277.00  
     
Tort Money Damages Up to $2,500.00 $110.00  
     
Tort Money Damages $2,500.01 - $10,000.00 $277.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Appearance Up to $2,500.00 $130.00  
     
Appearance $2,500.01 - $10,000.00 $202.00  
     
     

JURY DEMAND

   
     
Jury Demand 6 Person Jury $12.50  
     
Jury Demand 12 Person Jury $25.00  
     
     

OTHER

   
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Certified Mailing $9.50 Per Mailing
     
Counter Petitition/Complaint $202.00  
     
Third Party Complaints $252.00  
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $140.00 30 Days or Less After Final Judgment or Order
     
Petition to Vacate/Modify $165.00 31 Days or More After Final Judgement or Order
     
     

TAX

(TX)

 
     
Annual Tax Sale $327.00  
     
Drainage Assessment $327.00  
     
Foreclosure of Lien for Special Assesment $377.00  
     
Retailers's Occupation Tax $327.00  
     
Scavenger Tax Sale $327.00  
     
Special Assessment
To Change or Restrain Collection
$327.00  
     
Tax Commission - Review of Decision $327.00  
     
Tax Refund/Objection $327.00  
     
     

MENTAL HEALTH

(MH)

 
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Petition for Discharge $0.00  
     
Petition for Hospitalization $0.00  
     
Petition for Restoration $0.00  
     
Petition to Administer Treatment $0.00  
     
     

PROBATE

(P)

 
     
Action of Ward - No Administration $277.00  
     
Administration of Decedent's Estate $277.00  
     
Administration of Estate of Minor $377.00  
     
Administration of Disabled Adult $377.00  
     
Construction of Will $277.00  
     
Missing Person $277.00  
     
Guardianship of Minor $277.00  
     
Guardianship of Person with Disability $377.00  
     
Wrongful Death/Collection of Judgment $277.00  
     
     

APPEARANCE

   
     
Appearance $202.00 Except for Each Accounting Other Than Final Account
     
Appearance $0.00 For Purpose of Consent,, Executor, Administator, Guardianship Administator to Collect GAL or Special Administration
     
     

OTHER

   
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Counter Petition/Complaint $202.00 Third Party Complaint
     
Decedent $0.00 Final Accounting
     
Accounting $15.00 Each Accounting Other Than Final Account
     
Guardian $0.00 Final Accounting
     
Guardian $0.00 Annual Report Filing
     
Estate Claim $0.00 Up To $149.00
     
Estate Claim $25.00 $150 - $499.99
     
Estate Claim $40.00 $500.00 - $9,999.99
     
Estate Claim $60.00 $10,000.00 or more
     
Filing a Claim, Petition, or Supplemental Proceeding $60.00 Based Upon Action Seeking Equitable Relief
     
Jury Demand $0.00  
     
Letters of Office $0.00 New Filing Includes 4 Letters
     
Letters of Office $2.50  
     
Petition to Re-Open Estate $250.00  
     
     

WILLS

(W)

 
     
Will (New Case Filing) $0.00 Does Not Include Copy and Certification Fee
     
     

APPEALS

  No Fee Required if Filed by a Government Agency
     
Filing Fee - Notice of Appeal - All Case Types $50.00  
     
Preperation Fee $0.00 Under 100 Pages (No Additional Fee)
     
Preperation Fee $50.00 101 - 200 Pages (Additional Fee)
     
Preperation Fee $0.25 Over 200 Pages (Additional Fee Per Page)
     
Preparation Fee $0.25 Supplemental Records (Additional Fee Per Page)
     
     

CITATIONS TO DISCOVER ASSETS GARNISHMENT
WAGE DEDUCTIONS

Judgment Amount Based on the Original Amount Listed in the Order
     
Citation - Wage Deduction $15.00 Judgment Up to $1,000.00
     
Citation - Wage Deduction $30.00 Judgment From $1,000.00 - $5,000.00
     
Citation Wage Deduction $50.00 Judgement over $5,000
     
     

NON-WAGE
BANK GARNISHMENTS

  Judgment Amount Based on the Original Amount Listed in the Order
     
Non-Wage Bank Garnishments $15.00 Judgment up to $1,000.00
     
Non-Wage Bank Garnishments $30.00 Judgment from $1,000.00 - $5,000.00
     
Non-Wage Bank Garnishments $50.00 Judgment over $5,000.00
     
     

ALIAS SUMMONS

   
     
Issue Alias Summons $5.00  
     
Issue Alias Citation $5.00  
     
     

Copies, Certifications, Mailings
and Miscellaneous Fees

     
First Page $2.00  
     
Pages 2 - 20 $0.50 Fee Per Page
     
Pages 21 and more $0.25 Fee Per Page
     
     

CERTIFIED OR EXEMPLIFIED COPIES

 
Document Certification $6.00 In Addition to Fee for Copies
     
Certification of First Judgment Order $0.00 On Date Judgment is Entered
     
Certification of Name Change $0.00 On Date Judgment is Entered
     
Certification of Expungement Order $0.00 1 Copy
     
Certified Mailing $9.50 Per each Envelope
     

TRANSFERS

   
     
Transfer Fee - Outgoing $40.00 Preparation and Certification of Record on Change of Venue
     
Transfer Fee - Incoming   Same as new Case Filing Fee -  Fee Dependent on Type of Case
     
     

MISCELLANEOUS

   
     
Certified Judgement $10.00  
     
Cerfified Mailing Fee $9.50 Per Each Envelope
     
Change of Venue $40.00  
     
Petition to Re-Open a Closed Case $20.00 After 30 Days
     
Motion $140.00 Filed Within 30 Days of Judgment
     
Motion $165.00 Filed After 31 Days of Judgment
     
Motion to Vacate Order of Bond Forfeiture $40.00  
     
Motion to Vacate/Amend Final Order $40.00  
     
Objections $250.00  
     
Petition to Re-Open Estate $250.00  
     
Petition/Motion to Vacate $20.00  
     
Jury Demand - 12 Person $212.50 Case Types AD/CH/D/ED/F/L/MC/MH/OP/TX/
     
Jury Demand - 12 Person $215.50 Case Types SC/LM
     
Jury Demand - 6 Person $96.25 Case Types SC/LM
     
Third Party Complaint $292.00 Cofession of Judgment
     
Answer/Appearance $202.00 Except Probate and Eviction - Possession Only
     
Answer/Appearance $130.00 SC/LM Up to $2,500.00
     
Answer/Appearance $202.00 SC/LM $2,500.01 - $15,000.00
     
Answer/Appearance $142.00 Eviction - Possession Only
     
Answer/Appearance $122.00 Probate
     
Certified Letters of Office $2.50  
     
Each Accounting Other Than Final Account $15.00  
     
Estate Claim $0.00 Up to $150.00
     
Estate Claim $25.00 $151.00 - $500.00
     
Estate Claim $40.00 $500.01 - $10,000.00
     
Estate Claim $60.00 $10,000.00 and More
     
Exemplification $8.00 Probate
     
Probate Motion $250.00  
     
Third Party Complaint $252.00 Except Small Claims (SC)
     
Third Party Complaint $102.00 SC - Up to $250.00
     
Third Party Complaint $112.00 SC - $250.01 - $500.00
     
Third Party Complaint $132.00 SC - $500.01 - $2,500.00
     
Third Party Complaint $167.00 SC - $25,500.01 - $10,000.00
     
     

 

 

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