Filing Fees and Service Fees

NOTE: Charges current as of July 1, 2014.

Also effective July 1, 2014, Sheriffs can now charge $40 for each summons. See §30.231, F.S. Contact the Sheriff’s Office for additional information.

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Fee and Service Charge Schedule

Circuit Civil
Service Fee
Circuit Civil (For each defendant over five add $2.50)
- Lis Pendens: Recording fee for 1 page
- for each additional page
- indexing more than 4 names, for each additional name
$400.00
$5.00
$4.00
$1.00
Issue Summons, per summons, per defendant, incl. alias, pluries summonses $10.00
Counterclaim, Counterpetition, Crossclaim, Third-party complaint $395.00
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- Claim = 0-$50,000
- Claim = $50,000.01 - $250,000.00
- Claim = $250,000.01 or more

$400.00
$905.00
$1,905.00
Mortgage Foreclosure/Real Property Counterclaims Calculate Claim Value (Form)
- Claim = 0-$50,000
- Claim = $50,000.01 - $250,000.00
- Claim = $250,000.01 or more

$395.00
$900.00
$1,900.00
Marriage Dissolution Action FS 28.241, 28.101 $408.00
Marriage Dissolution Counterpetition $295.00
Marriage Dissolution Counterclaim, initial filing not marriage dissolution $392.50
Paternity Action $300.00
Paternity Counterclaim/counterpetition $295.00
Domestic, Repeat, Date, Sexual Violence Injunction $0.00
Attachment, Replevin, Distress (in addition to main case filing fee) $85.00
Garnishment Action $85.00
Severance of action $18.00
Non-resident plaintiff FS 57.011, Fla. Stat. $100.00
Foreign Judgment Registration (Money Judgment) $42.00
Reopen Fee * See Information $50.00
Malpractice 90-day extension $42.00
Eminent Domain Registry Fee $170.00

NOTE: In all courts - Certified/registered mail costs to be paid by party requesting service.

County Civil
Service Fee
Claims (For each defendant over five add $2.50)
- Less than $100
- $100 to $500
- $500.01 to $2,500
- $2,500.01 to $15,000

$ 55.00
$80.00
$175.00
$300.00
Issue Summons, per summons, per defendant, incl. alias, pluries summonses $10.00
Counterclaim, Crossclaim, Third-party complaint > $2,500 & <$15,000 $295.00
Removal of Tenant with or without money claims
- up to $15,000.00
$185.00
Attachment, Replevin, Distress (in addition to main case filing fee) $85.00
Garnishment Action $85.00
Claim filed with replevin where property value is $1,000 or less $130.00
Foreign Judgment Registration $42.00
Reopen (Claims < $500)
Reopen (Claims > $500) * See Information
$25.00
$50.00
Ordinance Violation 28.2402(1)(a) Fla. Stat. $10.00
Probate
Service Fee
Summary Administration < $1,000
Summary Administration > $1,000
$235.00
$345.00
Formal Administration $400.00
Ancillary Administration $400.00
Curatorship $400.00
Caveat $41.00
Notice of Trust $41.00
Disposition of personal property without administration $231.00
Petition to determine heirs $231.00
Petition to open safe deposit box, enter rooms and places $231.00
Petition to admit authenticated copies/exemplified copies or transcript to record $231.00
Signing of Oath of Witness to Will $3.50
Petition to Determine Homestead $231.00
Petition to Settle Minor's Claim $231.00
Foreign Wills $231.00
Reopen fee * See Information $50.00
Guardianship
Service Fee
Guardianship
(Person and Property)
$ 400.00
Guardianship (Person Only) $235.00
Guardianship (Advocate) $235.00
Guardianship (Veterans') $235.00
Petition for determination of incapacity $231.00
Petition for settlement of a minor’s claim $231.00
Foreign guardian to manage property of a foreign ward $231.00
Conservatorship $400.00
Audit Inventory less than $25,000.00 $0.00
Audit Inventory $25,000.00 or greater $85.00
Audit Annual Accounting less than $25,000.00 $20.00
Audit Annual Accounting $25,000.01 ≤ $100,000.00 $85.00
Audit Annual Accounting $100,000.01 ≤ $500,000.00 $170.00
Audit Annual Accounting over $500,000.00 $250.00
Reopen Fee * See Information $50.00
Professional Guardian File $7.50
Appeals
Service Fee
Appeal from County to Circuit $281.00
Cross appeal- County to Circuit Court for claims >$2,500 [34.041(1)(c) Fla. Stat.] $295.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeal:   (Separate Checks)
Fee to Clerk of Circuit Court
Fee to Clerk of DCA
Fee to Clerk of Supreme Court (for appeal to Florida Supreme Court)

$100.00
$300.00
$300.00
Certification of the record $7.00
Preparing, numbering and indexing an original record of appellate proceedings per document $3.50
Marriage License
Service Fee
Marriage license application, preparation, administering oath; issuing, sealing, recording, and providing certified copy of marriage license:
- without premarital preparation course 28.24(23), 741.02, 741.01(1-4) Fla. Stat.
$93.50
- with premarital preparation course 28.24(23), 741.02, 741.01(1-2),741.0305 Fla. Stat. $61.00
For solemnizing matrimony 28.24(24) Fla. Stat. $30.00
Duplicate or amended marriage license 28.24(23) Fla. Stat. $30.00
Domestic Relations/Child Support
Service Fee
Payoff Statement 61.14(6)(f)(1) Fla. Stat. $25.00
Delinquency Final Judgment Charge 61.14(6)(d) & (e) Fla. Stat. $25.50 + costs
Preparation of Satisfaction Document 28.24(8) Fla. Stat. $7.00
Recording of Satisfaction of Delinquency Final Judgment 28.24(12), 61.14(6)(f)(2) Fla. Stat. $10.00
Central Depository Fee for Support Payments 61.181(2) Fla. Stat.
- Each support payment up to $25.00
$1.00
- Each support payment between $25.00 and $131.25, additional fee 4%
- Each support payment greater than $131.25 $5.25
Partial Release of Certificate of Delinquency (doc. prep. 28.24(8) Fla. Stat.) $7.00
Miscellaneous Services
Service Fee
Making a copy of any court record or recorded document by photographic process:
- To 8½ x 14 maximum, per page 28.24(5)(a) Fla. Stat.
$1.00
- Larger than 8½ x 14, per page 28.24(5)(b) Fla. Stat. $5.00
Making a copy of any Board of County Commission public record by photographic process:
- To 8½ x 14 maximum, per page 119.07(4)(a)1 Fla. Stat.
$0.15
- Larger than 8½ x 14, per page 119.07(4)(a)1 Fla. Stat. $5.00
Making microfilm copies of any public records:
- 16mm 100´ microfilm roll or less 28.24(6)(a) Fla. Stat.
$42.00
- 35mm 100´ microfilm roll (plats only) 28.24(6)(b) Fla. Stat. $60.00
Audio tape duplication, per tape 119.07(4)(a)3 Fla. Stat. $Actual Cost
Video tape duplication, per tape 119.07(4)(a)3 Fla. Stat. $Actual Cost
CD / DVD duplication (except recording info) 119.07(4)(a)3 Fla. Stat. $Actual Cost
Preparation of document, including signing and sealing per page 28.24(8) Fla. Stat. $7.00
Indexing each entry not recorded 28.24(9) Fla. Stat. $1.00
Certifying copies of any instrument in the public records 28.24(3) Fla. Stat. $2.00
Verifying any instrument presented for certification prepared by someone other than clerk or deputy clerk, per page 28.24(4) Fla. Stat. $3.50
Searches of records, for each year's search 28.24(20) Fla. Stat. $2.00
Oath, administering, attesting and sealing 28.24(13) Fla. Stat. $3.50
Preparing affidavit of domicile 28.24(15) Fla. Stat. $5.00
For receiving money into the registry of the Court:
- First $500 28.24(10)(a)(1) Fla. Stat.
3%
- Each subsequent $100 28.24(10)(a)(2) Fla. Stat. 1.5%
Eminent domain actions, per deposit 28.24(10)(b) Fla. Stat. $170.00
For approving bond 28.24(19) Fla. Stat. $8.50
Judicial sale and recording title 45.031(1) Fla. Stat. $70.00
Transfer of judgment lien to security certificate, making and serving 55.10(5) Fla. Stat. $15.00
Transfer of mechanics lien to security certificate, making and serving 713.24(1)(b) Fla. Stat. $20.00
Additional charge for each additional Judgment lien 55.10(5) Fla. Stat. $7.50
Additional charge for each additional Mechanics lien 713.24(1)(b) Fla. Stat. $10.00
Subpoena - signing and sealing witness subpoena 28.24(18)(b) Fla. Stat. $2.00
Preparing witness subpoena or summons 28.24(18)(a) Fla. Stat. $7.00
Expungement/Sealing - sealing any court file or expunging any record 28.24(25) Fla. Stat. $42.00
For indexing and recording the lienor's certificate of compliance for enforcement of lien by sale of motor vehicle 713.585(4) Fla. Stat. $10.00
Exemplified Certificates, including signing and sealing 28.24(16) Fla. Stat.
(cost of copies and certification extra in accordance with fees set forth above)
$7.00
Home solicitation Permit 68.07 Alachua Code; 501.022(2) Fla. Stat. $100.00
Return check charge 68.065(2) & 832.08(5) Fla. Stat.
(if face amount of check does not exceed $50.00)
$25.00
(if face amount of check is $50.00-$300.00) $30.00
(if face amount of check exceeds $300.00 - greater of $40.00 or 5%) $40.00 or 5%
Restitution payments - receiving and disbursing, per payment 28.24(26) Fla. Stat. $3.50
Tax Deed Sale: Processing application, sale, issuance and preparation of tax deed, and disbursement of proceeds of sale other than excess proceeds 28.24(21) Fla. Stat. $60.00
Disbursement of excess proceeds, each $100 or fraction 28.24(22) Fla. Stat. $10.00
Lis Pendens Recording Fee - One Page $5.00
Child Support:
Delinquency Charge plus costs 61.14(6)(f)(1)
Payoff Statement
Prepare Satisfaction of Delinquency & recording
Delinquency Final Judgment Charge + cost 61.14(6)(e)

$25.00
$25.00
$17.00
$25.00
Attorney appearing pro hac vice $100.00
Reopen Fee Information

Reopen fee does not apply to motions/pleadings filed within 90 days of the final order/judgment; motions for writs of garnishment, replevin, distress, attachment; motions for dismissal after mediation agreement filed; dispositions of personal property without administration; any probate case prior to discharge of personal representative; any guardianship pleading prior to discharge; any mental health pleading; motions to withdraw by attorneys; motions exclusively for the enforcement of child support; petitions for credit of child support; motions to enforce stipulations; responsive pleadings; motions for contempt; cases on appeal; and cases in which there is no initial filing fee.

This is in effect as of July 1, 2012.