Magistrate Court Fees

Please note that the sheriff’s office serves at the address provided by the person filing the claim. If the address is incorrect, a new service fee is required.

All fees must be paid in cash, money order, or cashier’s check. We are not able to provide change to citizens and request that when paying with cash, please bring the exact amount.

Civil

  • Abandoned Motor Vehicle: $20 (Effective July 1st, 2018)
  • Certified Copies: $0.30 Each Page
  • Copies: $1 Each Page
  • Dispossessory: $101 (1) Defendant, $151 (2) Defendants and $50 Each Additional Defendant.
  • Fifa: $29 ($4 Check Payable to Magistrate Court and $25 Check Payable to the Clerk of Superior Court)
  • Foreclosure on Personal Property: $96 (1) Defendant, $146 (2) Defendants and $50 Each Additional Defendant.
  • Garnishments: $106
  • Interrogatories: $10 Filed Within 30 Days of Judgment, $96 Filed After 30 Days of Judgment.
  • Notary Public Fee of $4 Per Seal (Effective July 1st, 2018)
  • Reservice: $50
  • Statement of Claims: $101 (1) Defendant, $151 (2) Defendants and $50 Each Additional Defendant.
  • Subpoenas: $5 (Civil and Criminal)

Criminal

  • Pre-Warrant Applications: $20 each application