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Filing Fees

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  • General Civil
    -- $211.00, plus applicable service fees. ALL cases except: 1) family violence; 2) abandoned motor vehicle actions; and 3) Incoming transfers. See below for additional sums in condemnation and bond validation cases. Motions or petitions requesting an order filed 30 or more days after judgment or dismissal require a new action filing cost. Sheriff's service fees: $50.00 (except for dispossessory, which is $25.00 per person served). All Superior and State Court Civil Filings MUST be E-filed HERE
  • Family Violence Petitions
    -- No filing or sheriff's service fees.
  • Incoming Transfer
    -- From another superior court $50.00; from probate court $175.00; from magistrate court $185.00.
  • Motions or petitions
    -- Motions, post judgment or petitions requesting an order filed 30 or more days after judgment or dismissal require a new case number. See Ga Code 15-6-77,H239. $58.00 (Exceptions are garnishment cases, Modifications on closed civil cases and contempt on child support/alimony only petitions.
  • Condemnation and Validation of Bond Action
    -- To be collected at conclusion of action in addition to General Civil Costs above:
    Per Bond up to 500 bonds -- $1.00.
    over 500 bonds -- $.50.
    Per page for recording -- $1.50.
    Subpoena -- $5.00.
    Issuing Execution -- $.00.
  • Motor Vehicle Judgment Certificate
    -- $3.00.