Civil Costs

*** WE DO NOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS CARDS ***

1. Civil Complaint (up to $15,000)
• FedEx service (one or two defendants) $209.00*
• Each additional defendant by FedEx service (if more than two defendants) $22.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00
2. Small Claims Complaint (up to $6,000)
• FedEx service, one defendant $126.00***
• Each additional defendant by FedEx service $22.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00
• Amended complaint/counterclaim (includes service on one party) $35.00
•  Debtor Disclosure Form (includes service) $25.00
• Transfer to regular court docket $100.00
• Change of venue from another court $116.00
3. Forcible Entry and Detainer Action/Eviction
• One cause complaint, bailiff and regular mail service (one or two defendants) $161.00*
• Three defendants $196.00*
• Two cause complaint, bailiff, regular mail and FedEx service (one defendant) $213.00*
• Two defendants $223.00*
• Three Defendants $278.00*
4. Civil Complaint with Motion for Prejudgment Attachment or Garnishment
• FedEx service (one or two defendants) $201.00*
• Each additional defendant by FedEx service (if more than two defendants) $22.00
• Prejudgment attachment or garnishment (includes garnishee fee) $25.00*
• Personal or residence service (each defendant) $35.00*
5. Replevin Action
• Personal or residence service (one or two defendants) $207.00*
• Each additional defendant by FedEx service (if more than two defendants) $22.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00*
6. Cognovit Judgment
• FedEx service (one or two defendants) $209.00*
• Each additional defendant by FedEx service (if more than two defendants) $22.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00*
7. Transfer of Judgment from Another Court
$70.00
8. Trusteeship
• For first ten (10) creditors $35.00
• Each additional creditor (if more than ten (10) creditors) $5.00
9. Cross-Complaint, Counterclaim, Amended Complaint or Third Party Complaint
$65.00
• Additional costs for FedEx service (per party) $22.00
10. Additional Service Per Defendant
• FedEx service $22.00
• Certified mail $20.00
• Regular mail $10.00
• Personal service $25.00
11. Post-Judgment Garnishment of Wages
• Balance due on judgment less than $3,000 with FedEx mail service $85.00
• Balance due on judgment of $3,000 or more with FedEx mail service $200.00
12. Post-Judgment Garnishment Other Than Wages Including Bank Attachment
$55.00
• Garnishee Fee Paid To Bank $1.00
13. Order of Sale and Appraisers
$175.00
Breakdown of costs:
• Local $83.00
• Legal News $17.00
• Appraiser fee (three appraisers @ $25.00 each) $75.00
14. Certificate of Judgment
• For lien $30.00
• For transfer $30.00
15. Subpoena Service (does not include witness fee)
• Zone 1 (Court Jurisdiction) $25.00
• Zone 2 (Remainder of Summit County) $40.00
16. Jury Demand
$400.00
17. Secretary of State/plus Certified Mail
• Each defendant (individual) $35.00
• Each defendant (corporation) $40.00
18. Other Fees
Transfer to Another Court / Appeals $50.00
Change of Venue From Another Court: Regular Civil $191.00*
Writ of Restitution $50.00
Execution (Maximum three (3) Attempts) $60.00
Mandatory Order, Show Cause or Debtor’s Examination Hearing (Maximum three (3) Attempts) $60.00
Advance of Sheriff Service Fee $35.00
Revivor $60.00
Objection to Magistrate’s Decision $75.00
Warrants $110.00
Photo Copy $0.05
Certified Copy $1.00
Exemplified Copy of Judgment Order $5.00
Certificate of Financial Responsibility $10.00
Transcript (Includes exemplification, if necessary) $40.00
Motions (exception: Motion to Dismiss) $25.00
License Suspension Appeals, Civil Privileges Requests, BMV Payment Plan Requests $132.00**
Driving Letter Modifications $10.00
Request for Termination or Modification of Suspension $50.00
Recorded Transcript of Proceedings (No Refunds) $25.00
Witness Fee (per one-half day) $6.00
• Plus .505 cents per mile to and from place of residence
Special Projects Fee $20.00
Computer Fee $6.00
Wedding Fee (payable on date of scheduling) $25.00
Docket Control Fee $50.00
Poundage on Wage Garnishments & Bank Attachments 2%
Fee for Rent Escrow Deposits 1%

Notes:

* Includes: $6.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee, $26.00 State Fee & $13.00 Legal News Fee (Total: $65.00)
** Includes: $6.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee (Total: $26.00)
*** Includes: $6.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee, $11.00 State Fee (Total: $37.00)

Effective May 15, 2019