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Search Requirements
  • $10.00 per name per type of court record to be searched
  • Indicate Probate
  • Full name to be searched
  • Years to search
  • To search both Civil and Probate would be $20.00
Jurisdictional Limits
  • Justice of the Peace Court Up to $10,000.00
  • County Court $500.00 to $200,000.00
  • District Court $5,000.00 and up
  • Workman's Comp Cases are unlimited

Any New Case (Other Than Types Listed Below)

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $40.00
Law Library $35.00
Appellant Fee $5.00
Court Reporter $15.00
Alternative Dispute Resolution $15.00
Records Management $5.00
Judicial Fund $40.00
Support of the Judiciary Fund $42.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $252.00
Plus $4.00 for each service issued. Plus $80.00 for each in-county service

Tax Suit

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $40.00
Records Management $5.00
Judicial Fund $40.00
Support of the Judiciary Fund $42.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $182.00
Plus $4.00 for each service issued. Plus $80.00 for each in-county service

Condemnations

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $40.00
Law Library $35.00
Appellant Fee $5.00
Court Reporter $15.00
Records Management $5.00
Judicial Fund $40.00
Support of the Judiciary Fund $42.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $237.00
Plus $4.00 for each service issued. Plus $80.00 for each in-county service

Garnishment After Judgment

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $15.00
Court Reporter $15.00
Records Management $5.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $90.00
Plus $5.00 for each service issued. Plus $120.00 for each in-county service on Writ.

Cross-Action; Counterclaim; Interpleading; or Third Party Action

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $30.00
Appellant Fee $5.00
Records Management $5.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $85.00
Plus $4.00 for each service issued. Plus $80.00 for each in-county service

Filing of Action Other Than Original

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $30.00
TOTAL $30.00

Judgment NISI

Fee Type Fee Charged
County Clerk $40.00
Law Library $35.00
Appellant Fee $5.00
Court Reporter $15.00
Alternative Dispute Resolution $15.00
Records Management $5.00
Judicial Fund $40.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
BCLSFI $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
TOTAL $210.00
Plus $4.00 for each service issued. Plus $80.00 for each in-county service.

Non Disclosure Fees

Fee Type Fee Charged
Civil Fee Original Action $40.00
Law Library $35.00
Appellate Judicial System Fee $5.00
Court Reporter Fee $15.00
Alternative Dispute Resolution $15.00
Records Management $5.00
Judicial Fee $40.00
Courthouse Security $5.00
Basic Civil Legal Services for Indigents $10.00
Court Record Preservation $10.00
State Electronic Filing Fee $30.00
Non-Disclosure Filing Fee $28.00
TOTAL $280.00

Service Documents:

  • Order of Sale
  • All Writs
Fee Type Fee Charged
Issuing before judgment/County Clerk $4.00
Issuing after Judgment/County Clerk $5.00
Plus $120.00 for each in-county service

All Other Service Documents:
Citation; Notice; Commission to Take Deposition; Show Cause; Subpoena; Precept to Serve; Temporary Restraining Order; Process; or other instrument or paper authorized or required to be issued by the Clerk

Fee Type Fee Charged
Issuing before Judgment/County Clerk $4.00
Issuing after Judgment/County Clerk $5.00
Plus $80.00 for each in-county service
Fees

Service By Certified Mail:

County Clerk
$84.00 includes issuing and postage

Abstract of Judgment:

County Clerk
$5.00

Certificate of No Appeal:

Certificate
$5.00

Jury Fee:

$40.00

Registry Fund Fee:

County Clerk
Interest bearing account
10% of the interest
Non-Interest bearing account
5% of the principle

Bill of Costs:

Computer generated $10.00 each
Others $20.00 each
Electronic Filing Transaction Fee:
$2.00 per Electronic Transaction
Last updated: 12/31/2015 4:01:00 PM