C i v i l / S m a l l C l a i m s F i l i n g F e e s


Effective January 1, 2013

Civil / Small Claims Cases:

Filing Fees
For New Civil Case    
  CVF, CVE CVH $95.00
   
For New CVG Case Only
  Ordinary mail and/or personal service and/or certified mail $140.00
   
  Each Additional Defendant $10.00
   
  Counterclaim - Civil case $50.00
   
  For New Small Claims Case $60.00
   
  Counterclaim - Small Claims Case $30.00
   
  Transfer from Small Claims to Civil Division $35.00
   
  Each Additional Certified Mailing After Complaint $7.00
   
  Oversized/Overweight $10.00
   
  Each Additional Restricted Mailing After Complaint $10.00
   
  Each Ordinary Mail Service and/or Certificate of Mailing $3.00
   
  Oversized/Overweight $5.00
   
  Personal Service By Court Officer $20.00
   
  Personal Service By Sheriff's Dept $40.00
   
  Praecipe for Writ $8.00
   
  Garnishment Fee $65.00
   
  Fee for Processing Each Garnishment Distribution $10.00
   
  Petition and Permit for Limited Driving Privileges $85.00
   
  Filing of Motions (with hearing) $8.00
   
  Debtors Exam $35.00
   
  Contempt Fee $40.00
   
  Expungement $100.00
   
  Certificate of Judgment $15.00
   
  Replevins $125.00
   
  Amended Complaints (Civil) $25.00
   
  Amended Complaints (Small Claims) $15.00
   
  Each Additional Defendant on Ammended Complaint $10.00
   
  Motions, Continuances (by parties in case) $8.00
   
  Judgment by Confession (Cognovits) $30.00
   
  Returned Check Charge $25.00
   
  Deposit for Writ of Restitution: SEE NOTE BELOW
   
  County (2 days @ $100.00 per trip,
max of $100.00 per day)
$240.00
   
  City ($100.00 fee assessed by City of Chillicothe,
plus 2 days @ $100.00 per trip, max. of $100.00 per day)
$320.00
   
  NOTE: If more than 2 days are required to complete
this process a additional deposit in 2 day increments
shall be paid in advance.
   
  Cancellation of Writ of Restitution upon appearance of
court appointee to execute writ (No prior written notification
to court)
$35.00
   
  Deposit for Writ of Restitution (mobile home towing) * $1000.00
   
  ONLY ACTUAL COSTS WILL BE ASSESSED. ANY MONIES
REMAINING ON DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED TO PAYEE
UPON SATISFACTION OF COSTS
   
  Issuing subpoenas and/or capias (each) $3.00
   
  Certificate of fact under seal of court (per page) $1.00
   
  Revivor of Judgment $50.00
   
  Deposit for civil jury $450.00
   
  Witness Fees - full day $12.00
   
  Witness Fees - half day $6.00
   
  Witness Fees - mileage (round trip per mile) $ .10

NOTE ALL CIVIL COSTS MUST BE PRE-PAID PRIOR TO SERVICE