Filing Fees

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  • General Civil
    -- $212.00, 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).
  • 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
    -- Requesting an order filed 30 or more days after judgment or dismissal require a new action filing cost -- same as filing fee for new case in superior court.
  • 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.