Filing Fees

Filing Fees

21-6-403
For initiating a cause of action in Circuit Court or an appeal from an inferior court. Foreign
Judgements must be authenticated. (A cover sheet must accompany all cases when either opening
or closing a case.) Confidential form 35 must accompany all decrees involving children and must
be completely filled out. This form will not be open for public inspection.
$165.00
$50.00 (re-opening of court case)
21-6-402
If any cause of action in Circuit Court becomes unusually lengthy additional fees may be assessed for each individual filing in accordance with the schedule of fees.  
21-6-306
Issuance of writs of garnishments/execution (must be prepared by requesting attorney/party.) $20.00
Signature/seal of summons/subpoenas courtesy of three (3) summonses for each new case. The
summons/subpoenas must be prepared by requesting party.
Each Additional: $2.50
21-6-306
Recording fees for land records (including Lis Pendens) $15.00 ($5.00 each additional)
Notary Bonds same as above
Plats & Surveys must have required number of copies. Plats 5, Surveys 4. same as above
Measurements 8.5" X 14" or smaller same as above

Material man's Lien and Certificate of Assess.

same as above
Foreign Judgements must be cert. within state same as above
4-9-501
UCC Search (per name) $6.00
First Copy $6.00
Per page after first copy $2.00
Copies mailed/faxed in/out (must be paid in advance) per page $1.00
Copies in office per page $0.25


Administrative Office of the Courts