Case Filings

Filing Fees and Charges Effective July 1, 2015
  • $156 Adoption
  • $156 Civil Cases (plus $10 per additional defendant)
  • $183 Criminal Court Costs
  • $211 Divorce with Children
  • $176 Divorce without Children
  • $176 Estates
  • $176 Guardianships
  • $133 Hardship Licenses (IC 9-30-10 petitions)
  • $206 Mortgage Foreclosures (including $50 fee)
  • $196 Paternity
  • $96 Small Claims (plus $10 per additional defendant)
  • $176 Trusts
Additional Fees
  • Sheriff’s Service Process Fee: $25 per case (IC 33-37-5-15) plus $25 per case for post-judgment service
  • Service by Certified Mail: $4 fee or provide prepaid certified mail as applicable (IC 33-32-2-10)
  • Garnishee-Defendant Fee: $10 each after 3rd garnishee-defendant (IC 33-37-5-28 – cases filed after 7-1-2006)