Civil/Small Claims Cost Schedule

Costs Effective as of January 2, 2018


BMV Petition or Damage or Money Complaint
($15,000 Maximum)
$140.00
   ** Each Additional Defendant $20.00
Forcible Eviction Complaint $125.00
   ** Includes Bailiff & Regular Mail Service
   ** Each Additional Named Defendant $20.00 each
BMV Petition/Appeal
(ALS/12 point/Non-Compliance)
$125.00
Replevin Complaint $125.00
Small Claims Complaint
($6,000 Maximum)
$50.00
   ** Each Additional Defendant $20.00
Transfer from Small Claims to Civil Docket $90.00
   Each Additional Defendant $20.00
Transferring in a Case/Judgment from Another Court $50.00
Dog Status Designation Appeal $125.00 each

Small Claims and Civil Additional Charges


Alias Praecipe Summons $20.00
   ** Each Additional Defendant $20.00
Amended Complaint $40.00
Personal Service or Residential Service by Bailiff
Within Oakwood Municipal Court Jurisdiction
$30.00
Certified Mail Service $20.00 each
Regular Mail Service $10.00 each
Certificate of Judgment $30.00
Certified Copy $5.00 each
Contempt
(additional fee for service)
$40.00
Copies $0.25
Counterclaim, Cross Claim or Third Party Complaint $50.00
Debtor's Exam
(additional fee for service)
$40.00
Exemplified Copy $10.00
Praecipe for Writ of Restitution $50.00
Garnishment - Wages $140.00
Garnishment - Other Than Wages $60.00
   ** Plus Separate Check for Bank $1.00
Jury Deposit
Civil Cases Only
$800.00
Revivor $50.00
Sheriff Fee Deposit
For Service Outside of Oakwood Municipal Court Jurisdiction
$50.00
Subpoena
Plus Separate Check For Witness
(Half Day: $7.50 plus $0.10/mile)
(Full Day: $15.00 plus $0.10/mile)
$10.00
Vacate/Modify Judgment Motion $30.00
Execution
(Plus Deposit of $350.00)
$75.00
Appeal $25.00
   ** Plus Separate Check to 2nd District Court of Appeals $100.00
Marriage $40.00 cash only
Trusteeships $140.00
   ** Plus Fee for EACH Creditor Listed $6.00 each

Cost Schedule Breakdown - Civil/Small Claims Cases


  Civil Complaint
Money/Damages
Civil Complaint
Eviction/BMV/Replevin
Small Claims
Complaint
Legal Aid $26.00 $26.00 $11.00
City Court Costs $90.00 $90.00 $32.00
Special Projects Fund $11.00
Court Computerization
Legal Research
$3.00
Clerk Computerization Fund $10.00 $9.00 $7.00
Totals $140.00 $125.00 $50.00