Case Filings

Filing Fees and Charges Effective July 1, 2017


  • $157 Adoption
  • $157 Civil Cases (plus $10 per additional defendant)/post-3rd garnishee defendant if case is NOT e-filed)
  • $185 Criminal Court Costs
  • $177 Divorce with Children
  • $177 Divorce without Children
  • $177 Estates
  • $177 Guardianships
  • $133 Hardship Licenses (IC 9-30-10 petitions)
  • $157 Mortgage Foreclosures
  • $196 Paternity
  • $97 Small Claims (plus $10 per additional defendant)
  • $87 Small Claims E-filed
  • $177 Trusts
  • Sheriff's Service of Process Fee $28 per case initial civil service
  • Sheriff's Service of Process Fee $28 per case post-judgment civil service
  • $4 Certified Mail Service Fee or provide prepaid certified envelopes

Additional Fees

  • $3 plus copy fee Authenticated Copy of a Will
  • $3 plus copy fee Authenticated/Exemplified Copy of a Document
  • $50.00 Bad Check Charge
  • $1 plus copy fee Certified Copy of Document
  • $2 Certified Copy of Marriage License
  • $55.00 Annually Clerk Support Fee
  • 5 cents per page for Copies made by Self
  • $2 Faxed Document
  • $3 Foreign Judgment Filing Fee (record/release only)
  • $25 Late Fees-Tickets
  • 3 Lis Pendens Filing
  • $2 Mailing Copy+ copy fee
  • $20 Marriage License (county residents) 1 certified copy
  • $62 Marriage License (out of state residents) 1 certified copy
  • $28 Stop Payment Fee (child support)
  • $25 Will Deposit Fee