These are fines scheduled for 2016 and are specific to the 35th District Court, fines listed may be changed without notice.
   
SMALL CLAIMS: The maximum amount you can file for is $5,500
Claim up to $600 $30.00
Claim up to $600 w/cert'd $42.00
Claim $600.01 to $1,750.00 $50.00
Claim $600.01 to $1,750.00 w/cert'd $62.00
Claim $1,750.01 to $5,500.00 $70.00
Claim $1,750.01 to $5,500.00 w/cert'd $82.00
Certified Mail/Per Individual $12.00
   
GENERAL CIVIL: The maximum dollar amount you can file for is $25,000
Claim up to $600 $35.00
Claim $600.01 to $1,750.00 $55.00
Claim $1,750.01 to $10,000.00 $75.00
Claim $10,000.01 to $25,000.00 $160.00
   
CLAIM & DELIVERY: Obtain property and obtain money judgment
No Money (File type"GZ") $75.00
POSS and to $600.00 $110.00
POSS and to $1,750.00 $130.00
POSS and to $10,000.00 $150.00
POSS and to $25,000.00 $235.00
   
   
LANDLORD/TENANT: Land Contract
  • Regain Possession and obtain money judgment
  • The max amount you can file for is $25,000 for a money judgment
  • Defendent must be served personally to obtain a money judgment.
POSS ONLY $55.00
POSS and up to $600.00 $90.00
POSS and up to $1,750.00 $110.00
POSS and up to $10,000.00 $130.00
POSS and up to $25,000.00 $215.00
**Anything over $25000 , Possession only They can go for money downtown
   
   
MISCELLANEOUS:  
Motion Fee - one fee assessed for all motions filed at same time for same case $20.00
Jury Fee $50.00
Appeals from the District Court to Circuit Court $25.00
Certified Copies + $1 for each copy not provided $10.00
True Copies of pleadings and proceedings $1.00 per page
Standard Forms $1.00 each
Copy Fee $1.00 each
   
PROCESS SERVER FEES: - You are billed directly from the server
Per Defendant + Mileage
   
POST JUDGEMENT FEES: There will be disclosure fees in addition to the other fees
Subpoena $15.00
Writ of Garnishment $15.00
Writ of Eviction $15.00
Writ of Execution $15.00
Judgment Lien $10.00
 

*Note: -Fees shall be waived or suspended if the person is receiving public assistance or is determined by the court to be indigent

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