Civil Costs

Civil Complaint (up to $15,000)
• Certified mail service (one or two defendants) $182.00*
• Each additional defendant (if more than two) $12.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00
Small Claims Complaint (up to $3,000)
• Certified mail service, one defendant $107.00***
• Each additional defendant by certified mail $12.00
• Alias summons certified mail (per defendant) $12.00
• Alias summons regular mail (per defendant) $10.00
• Personal or residence service (per defendant) $25.00
• Amended complaint/Counter claim $15.00
• Objection to Magistrate’s Decision $50.00
• Debtor Disclosure Form $15.00
• Transfer of small claims to regular court docket $100.00
• Garnishment $60.00
• Bank Attachment $31.00
• Audio Transcript of Proceedings – Request 24 hours prior to trial $25.00
Forcible Entry & Detainer Action/Eviction
• One cause complaint, bailiff & regular mail service (one or two defendants) $132.00*
• Three defendants $167.00*
• Two cause complaint, bailiff, regular & certified mail (one defendant) $194.00*
• Two defendants $206.00*
• Three Defendants $253.00*
Civil Complaint w/Motion for Prejudgment Attachment or Garnishment
• Certified Mail (one or two defendants) $182.00*
• Each additional defendant (if two or more) $12.00
• Prejudgment attachment or garnishment (includes garnishee fee) $25.00*
• Personal or residence service (each defendant) $35.00*
Replevin Action
• Personal or residence service (one or two defendants) $182.00*
• Each additional defendant (if more than two defendants) $25.00
Cognovit Judgment
• Certified mail service (one or two defendants) $182.00*
• Each additional defendant (if more than two defendants) $12.00
Transfer of Judgment from Another Court
$61.00**
Trusteeship
• For first ten (10) creditors $35.00
• Each additional creditor (if more than ten (10) creditors) $5.00
Cross-Complaint, Counterclaim, Amended Complaint & Third Party Complaint
$65.00
• Additional costs for service $12.00
Additional Service Per Defendant
• Certified mail $12.00
• Regular mail $10.00
• Personal service $25.00
Post-Judgment Garnishment of Wages
• Balance due on judgment less than $3,000 w/certified mail service $60.00
• Balance due on judgment greater than $3,000 w/certified mail service $175.00
Post-Judgment Garnishment Other Than Wages
$30.00
• Garnishee fee $1.00
Order of Sale and Appraisers
$175.00
Breakdown of costs:
• Local $83.00
• Legal News $17.00
• Appraiser fee (three appraisers @ $25.00 each) $75.00
Certificate of Judgment
• For lien $20.00
• For transfer $20.00
Subpoena Service (does not include witness fee)
• Zone 1 (Court Jurisdiction and City of Akron) $25.00
• Zone 2 (Remainder of Summit County) $40.00
Jury Demand
• Partial advance of fees $400.00
• Jury Fee if a juror is not yet beyond his/her 10th day in court $20.00/day
• Jury Fee if a juror is serving beyond his/her 10th day in court $30.00/day
Secretary of State/plus Certified Mail
• Each defendant $35.00
Other Fees
Transfer to Another Court $50.00
Change of Venue From Another Court: Regular Civil $182.00*
Change of Venue From Another Court: Small Claim $107.00**
Writ of Restitution $50.00
Execution (Maximum three (3) Attempts) $60.00
Mandatory Order, Show Cause or Examination Hearing (Maximum three (3) Attempts) $60.00
Advance of Sheriff Service Fee $35.00
Revivor $35.00
Objection to Magistrate’s Decision $75.00
Warrants $95.00
Photo Copy $0.05
Certified Copy $1.00
Exemplified Copy of Judgment Order $5.00
Certificate of Financial Responsibility $10.00
Transcript (includes exemplification, if necessary) $40.00
Motions (Motions for Summary Judgment; Motions for Judgment on Pleadings; Motions to Vacate; Motions for Default Judgment; Motions to Continue; Motions to Stay; Motions to Strike; Motions for Second Leave to Plead; Motions to Set Aside) $25.00
License Suspension Appeals, Civil Privileges Requests, BMV Payment Plan Requests $132.00**
Driving Letter Modifications $10.00
Request for Termination or Modification of Suspension $50.00
Recorded Transcript of Proceedings (No Refunds) $25.00
Witness Fee (per one-half day) $6.00
• Plus .505 cents per mile to and from place of residence
Special Projects Fee $20.00
Computer Fee $13.00
Wedding Fee (payable on date of scheduling) $25.00
Docket Control Fee $50.00
Poundage on Wage Garnishments & Bank Attachments 2%

Notes:

* Includes: $13.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee, $26.00 State Fee & $13.00 Legal News Fee (Total: $72.00)
** Includes: $13.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee (Total: $33.00)
*** Includes: $13.00 Computer Fee, $20.00 Projects Fee, $11.00 State Fee (Total: $44.00)

Effective April 4, 2014