Filing Fees

 Civil Actions – Circuit Court

Civil Action (Non-Property Related Cases) includes Appeals of Local Code Enforcement Board Decisions
400.00
Civil Action (Real Property and Mortgage Foreclosure)
       Civil Claim of $50,000 or less 400.00
       Civil Claim of over $50,000 but less than $250.000 905.00
       Civil Claim of $250,000 0r greater 1,905.00
For each defendant over 5, per defendant 2.50
For Severance granted 18.00
In Addition to above for Garnishments, Attachments, Replevins, Distress
85.00
Conduct Foreclosure Sale & issue and record title
70.00
Eminent Domain Deposit
170.00
Reopen Fee
50.00
Cross-Claim, Counter-Claim, Counter-petition, Third Party Complaint
395.00
Cross-Claim, Counter-Claim or Third Party Complaint (Real Property or Mortgage Foreclosure)
      Claim Value of $50,000 or less 395.00
      Claim Value of over $50,000 but less than $250.000 900.00
      Claim Value of $250,000 0r greater 1,90.00
Issuance of Summons
10.00
Extension of Time, Petition for 42.00
Recording Fee, First Page or Fraction thereof – Judgments & Lis Pendens only F.S. 28.24(12)(d)(e)
5.00
Recording Fee, Each Additional Page or Fraction thereof – Judgments & Lis Pendens only F.S. 28.24(12)(d)(e)
4.00
Recording Fee for indexing instruments in the official records which contain more than 4 names, per additional name. F.S. 28.24(12)(c)
1.00

Family Actions – Circuit Court

Dissolution of Marriage
408.00
Simplified Dissolution of Marriage (includes one oath@ $3.50)
411.50
Petitions for Domestic Relations pursuant to F.S. Chapters 39, 61, 741, 742. 747. 752 and 753 (support, visitation, custody and paternity)
300.00
Counter-petition in any of the above
295.00
Petitions for Domestic Relations (name change, adoption, delayed birth certificate)
400.00
Counter-petition in any of the above
395.00
Petition for Modification of Dissolution of Marriage
50.00
Reopen Fee
50.00
Child Support and Alimony Payments, per payment
Payments of $25.00 or less
1.00
Payments of $25.01 – $131.24, percentage of payment
4%
Payments of $131.25 or more
5.25
Child Support:
Notice of Delinquency to Obliger
25.00
Final Judgement Fee
25.00
Pay-off Statement
25.00
Driver’s License Suspension due to delinquency
25.00
Contesting Delinquency Fee
25.00
Issuance of Summons
10.00

Civil Actions – County Court

Small/County Claims ($2,501 – $15,000)
300.00
Small Claims ( $501 – $2,500)
175.00
Small Claims ( $101 to $500)
80.00
Small Claims ($1 – $100)
55.00
For each defendant over 5, per defendant
2.50
In Addition to above for Garnishments, Attachments, Replevins, Distress
85.00
Claims Not More Than $1,000 Filed With a Replevin (New July 1, 2009)
130.00
Removal of Tenant (Change as of July 1, 2009)
185.00
Reopen Fee for claims less than $500
25.00
Reopen Fee for claims $500 or over
50.00
Cross-Claim, Counter-Claim, Third Party Complaint > $2,500
295.00
Issuance of Summons
10.00

Probate

Deposit of Will
No fee
Opening of any estate of one document or more, including, but not limited to, petitions and orders to approve minor’s claims, open safe-deposit box; to enter rooms and places; for the determination of heirs; but not to include issuance of
letters or order of summary and family administration
231.00
Caveat/Notice of Trust
41.00
Petition and Order to admit foreign wills, authenticated copies, exemplified copies, or transcript to record
231.00
Disposition of personal property without administration
231.00
Summary administration $1,000 or less
235.00
Summary administration greater than $1,000
345.00
Formal administration
400.00
Reopen Fee
50.00
Guardianship of person or Veterans’ Administration Guardianship
235.00
Guardianship of property only or person and property
400.00
Guardianship Inventory Audit Fee
85.00
Foreign guardian to manage property
235.00
Verified Inventory Filing Fee – Amounts up to $25,000
No fee
Amounts in excess of $25,000
85.00
Guardianship Audit Fee – Annual Financial Return Up to $25,000
20.00
$25,000 to $100,000
85.00
$100,000 to $500,000
170.00
Over $500,000
250.00
Exemplified Certificates
7.00
Petition for determination of incompetency, incapacity and restoration
231.00
Cross-claim, Counter-claim or Third Party Complaint
395.00
Issuance of Summons
10.00

Appellate Proceedings

Filing Notice of Appeal from County to Circuit Court
281.00
Filing Notice of Appeal from Circuit Court to the DCA or Supreme Court
100.00
Supreme Court or Fifth District Court of Appeal filing fee (Make check payable to applicable Clerk)
300.00
For examining, comparing, correcting, verifying, and certifying transcripts of record in appellate proceedings
prepared by someone other than the Clerk, per page
5.00
For preparing, numbering, and indexing an original record of appellate proceedings, per instrument
3.50
Clerk’s Certificate
7.00

Miscellaneous

Attorney Appearing Pro Hac Vice (upon appearance)
100.00
Making copy of any instrument in the public records by photographic process
Not more than 14″ x 8 1/2″, per page
1.00
Larger than 14″ x 8 1/2 “, per page
5.00
Certifying copies of any instrument in the public records, per instrument
2.00
Exemplified Certificates
7.00
Authenticated Certificates
7.00
Writing any paper other than herein specifically mentioned (same as copying), including signing and sealing
7.00
Verifying any instrument presented for certification prepared by someone other than clerk or deputy clerk, per page
3.50
Oath, administering, attesting, and sealing, not otherwise provided for
3.50
Searches of records, for each year’s search
2.00
For receiving money into Registry of the Court – First $500
3%
Each subsequent $100
1.5%
For approving bond
8.50
Restitution payments, receiving and disbursing, per payment
3.50
Receiving and disbursing partial payments other than restitution, monthly
5.00
One time payment plan set-up in lieu of monthly payment
25.00
Sealing any court file or expungement of record
42.00
Subpoena, writing and preparing (includes signing and sealing)
7.00
Subpoena, signing and sealing only
2.00
Judicial Sale, Conducting Sale and Recording Title
70.00

Postal charges for certified or registered mail shall be paid by the party at whose instance the mailing is made