Magistrate Court Fees

FEES

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE SERVES AT THE ADDRESS PROVIDED BY THE PERSON FILING THE CLAIM. IF THE ADDRESS IS INCORRECT, A NEW SERVICE FEE IS REQUIRED.

ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN CASH, MONEY ORDER, OR CASHIER’S CHECK. WE ARE NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE CHANGE TO CITIZENS AND REQUEST THAT WHEN PAYING WITH CASH, PLEASE BRING THE EXACT AMOUNT.

CIVIL

  • STATEMENT OF CLAIMS: $96.00 (1) DEFENDANT, $146.00 (2) DEFENDANTS & $50.00 EACH ADDITIONAL DEFENDANT.


  • DISPOSSESSORY: $96.00 (1) DEFENDANT, $146.00 (2) DEFENDANTS & $50.00 EACH ADDITIONAL DEFENDANT.


  • FORECLOSURE ON PERSONAL PROPERTY: $96.00 (1) DEFENDANT, $146.00 (2) DEFENDANTS & $50.00 EACH ADDITIONAL DEFENDANT.


  • GARNISHMENTS: $101.00


  • FI FA: $9.00 ($4.00 CHECK PAYABLE TO MAGISTRATE COURT & $5.00 CHECK PAYABLE TO THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT)


  • INTERROGATORIES: $10.00 FILED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF JUDGMENT, $96.00 FILED AFTER 30 DAYS OF JUDGMENT.


  • ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLE: $20.00 (Effective July 1st, 2018)


  • RESERVICE: $50.00


  • COPIES:  $1.00 EACH PAGE


  • CERTIFIED COPIES:  $.3.00 EACH PAGE


  • SUBPOENAS: $5.00 (CIVIL & CRIMINAL)


  • NOTARY PUBLIC FEE OF $4.00 PER SEAL (Effective July 1st, 2018)


CRIMINAL

  • PRE-WARRANT APPLICATIONS: $20.00 EACH APPLICATION