Common Pleas Filing Fees

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Filing Fees

DOMESTIC RELATIONS MATTERS
Dissolution of marriage $350.00
Complaint for divorce, alimony, etc. $400.00
Guardian ad litem (each party must deposit) $400.00
Complaint for divorce by publication (includes publication deposit) * $650.00
Post judgment motions, etc. $300.00
Cross complaint / Counterclaims $150.00
Foreign Decree (flat fee) $210.00
Consent Entries $75.00
**NOTE: All past due court costs must be paid in full before new proceedings are commenced and new costs paid. Any refunds due will be applied to past due costs.
CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
Cognovit $300.00
Ordinary civil actions $350.00
Credit card, banks, & assignees $450.00
Any execution (subject to further deposits for Sheriff’s fees) $350.00
Garnishment, bank attachments (flat fee) $150.00
Debtor’s exam, proceedings in aid $250.00
Cross complaint / Counterclaims $150.00
Certificate of judgment $50.00
Foreign Judgment (flat fee) $60.00
Issuance of certificate of judgment $5.00
Foreclosures, services by publication (includes most publication fees for Sheriff sale) $1650.00
(publication fees for add’tl Sheriff sale) $1300.00
Writ of possession $350.00
State of Ohio related releases on certificates of judgment (BWC, Dept. of Taxation, etc.) $25.00
General releases on certificates of judgment $5.00
Expungements $100.00
Court of Appeals filings $150.00
Qualifications for Employment $100.00
Deposit for Jury fees (due one week prior to trial date) $300.00
MISCELLANEOUS COSTS
Fax filings $0.25/pg.
Fax requested documents $2.00 for 1st pg., $1.00 ea. add’tl pg.
Copies of filings (not certified) $0.10/pg.
Copies of filings (certified) $2.00/document
Dissolution & Divorce pro se packet $5.00
At termination of case, clerk shall not bill for costs less than $5.00 or refund any balance less than $5.00.

** posting alternatives for indigents in CivR 4.4(A)(2)