Court Fees and Court Costs

Filing Complaint - One (1) Defendant via Certified Mail Service - $ 128.00

Each Additional Defendant via Certified Mail - $10 00

Personal Service Fee by Bailiff, each Defendant - $10.00

Residential Service Fee by Bailiff, each Defendant - $ 6.00

Service through Sheriff - $30.00

Service through Secretary of State - $20.00

Ordinary Mail Service, each Defendant - $5.00

Answer and Cross-Complaint with Certified Mail Service - $15.00

Amended Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Third Party Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Counterclaim with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Alias Summons (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Disbursement Fee (Garnishments, Bank Attachments, Trusteeships)
2% On First $10,000
1% On Amounts Exceeding $$10,000

Motion to Confirm Assignment (Motion to Amend the Name of Plaintiff) in a Civil Action - $20.00

Order-In-Aid of Execution with Bank Attachments

Via Certified Mail - $100.00

Through Auditor of State - $100.00

Through Sheriff (Out of Montgomery County) - $130.00

Through Process Server - $100.00

Through Bailiff (within Montgomery County) - $110.00

Citation in Contempt and Debtor's Exam

Via Certified Mail - $40.00

Through Sheriff (Out of Montgomery County) - $70.00

Through Process Server - $40.00

Through Bailiff (Within Montgomery County) - $50.00

Levy and Levy Deposit

Each Vehicle or Property - ($50 Levy and $600 Deposit) - $650.00

Levy on Foreign Certificate of Judgment - ($75 Levy & $600 Deposit) - $675.00

Levy served through Sheriff, additional cost - $20.00

Writ of Restitution - $60.00

Conditional Order of Revivor (Service Fee additional) - $5.00

Subpoena

Issuing paper for each Witness - $2.00

Service by Bailiff - $5.00

Witness Fee

All day, each person - $12.00

One-half day, each person - $6.00

Juror Fee

Per day, if Juror serves - $15.00

Per day, if Juror excused - $10.00

Jury Venire - $15.00

Jury Demand Deposit - $800.00

Appeals - $150.00

Appointment of Trustee - $118.00

Sale, Public or Private, including Bill of Sale - $2.00

Appraisers, Per Appraiser

Vehicle - $50.00

Personal Property - $100.00

Exemplified Copy of Judgment - $2.00

Certified Copy of Judgment - $2.00

Issuing Certificate of Judgment - $5.00

Filing Foreign Certificate of Judgment - $10.00

Releasing Certificate of Judgment - $1.00

Returned Check Fee - $35.00

Stop Payment on Check - $35.00

Small Claims Division Costs

Filing Complaint

One Defendant via Certified Mail - $63.00

Each Additional Defendant, via Certified Mail - $10.00

Ordinary Mail Service, each Defendant - $5.00

Alias Summons (Service Fee additional) - $2.00

Filing Amended Complaint with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $3.00

Filing Counterclaim with Summons (Service Fee additional) - $3.00

Request for Questionnaire - $5.00

Subpoena for Witness, each person - ($6 witness fee and $1 issuance fee) - $7.00

Bureau of Motor Vehicles - $5.00

Transfer to Civil Division - $93.00

All other Fees same as Civil Division

Eviction Costs

One (1) Defendant (Ordinary Mail and Process Sever) - $138.00

One (1) Defendant (Ordinary Mail and Bailiff) - $144.00

Two (2) Defendants (Ordinary Mail and Process Server) - $143.00

Two (2) Defendants (Ordinary Mail and Bailiff) - $155.00

Certified Mail (For each Defendant) - $10.00

(Ordinary Mail on first defendant at no charge)

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