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FILING FEES PAGE



This Fee Schedule is effective March 1, 2006

Make checks payable to:
55th District Court

WE CURRENTLY CANNOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS FOR PAYMENT OF FILING FEES OR MOTION FEES
 

MOTION FEES: Effective 10/1/03 - All motions in the Civil Division of the District Court require the payment of a $20.00 motion fee.  This LINK will answer questions as to what is a motion.  If you file multiple motions at the same time in the same file, then only one motion fee is paid.  Motion fees may be taxable as costs to a party.

CIVIL FILING FEE INCREASE: Effective 3/1/16, Public Act 231 of 2015 requires the court to collect an "electronic filing fee" on every new filing.  The fee is addition to the filing fees for commencing the action and is collected whether or not the civil action was filed electronically.  The chart below lists the total cost to file an action in the district court, which includes the new "electronic filing fee."


 

 SMALL CLAIMS                                                         GENERAL CIVIL     
 Claim up to $600  $30
 Claim up to $600           $35  
 $600.01 to $1750  $50    $600.01 to $1750  $55  
 $1750.01 to $5000  $70    $1750.01 to $10,000  $75  
 Certified Mail/Individual                  $15    $10,000.01 to $25,000  $160  
 Certified Mail/Business  $10  

 
           
 LANDLORD TENANT                  LANDLORD TENANT     
 Possession Only      Possession & Money Judgment    
 Landlord/Tenant                      $55    Claim up to $600  $90  
 Land Contract      $55    $600.01 to $1750  $110  



 $1750.01 to $10,000  $130  
       $10,000.01 to $25,000  $215  
           
 CLAIM & DELIVERY      CLAIM & DELIVERY    
 Obtain Property Only  $65    Obtain Property & Money Judgment  
       Claim up to $600  $110  
 MISCELLANEOUS      $600.01 to $1750  $130  
 Seizure Order  $15    $1750.01 to $10,000  $150  
 Eviction Order  $15    $10,000.01 to $25,000  $235  
 Garnishment  $15    Motions      $20  
 Judgment Debtor      $15        
 Subpoena  $15        
 Motions  $20        
 Appeals from District Court          $25        
 Certified Copies  $10        
 Standard Forms      $1        
 Wedding      $10        
 Certified Mail/Individual  $15         
 Certified Mail/Business  $10