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Columbia County Business Rules for COVID-19 

To learn more about the two Columbia County test sites for COVID-19, please read the COVID-19 Testing Story on our website. 

 

Columbia County offices, parks and facilities will be closed through Monday, April 6, 2020. To learn more about Columbia County closures, cancellations and postponements, please review the news story regarding COVID-19 updates. For the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please reference the Georgia Department of Health's website

 

The offices of the Tax Commissioner of Columbia County (Evans and Grovetown) will be closed to walk-in customer service as of Tuesday March 17, 2020, until further notice. Citizens can continue to use mail service, online services and phone call services for certain transactions. Drop boxes at both locations, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans and 101 W. Robinson Ave., Grovetown, will continue to be monitored as well.Please visit the Tax Commissioner's website for contact information. 

Magistrate Court Cost Schedule

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Complaints and Foreclosures

Item Fee
One defendant to be served by Marshal $95.00
Each additional defendant to be served by Marshal $50.00 each

Dispossessory Warrants

Item Fee
One tenant to be served by Marshal $70.00
Each additional tenant to be served by Marshal $25.00 each
Writ of possession for eviction $25.00 each

Garnishments

Item Fee
Service by Marshal on Garnishee Only $95.00
Service by Marshal on Garnishee and Defendant $145.00

Liens

Item Fee
Abandoned Vehicles $10.00

Subpoenas

Item Fee
Issuance and Court Seal $10.00
Issuance and Service by Marshal $60.00

Issuance of Execution

Item Fee
Fieri Facias (FIFA's) $4.00
Recording on GED $25.00
Marshal's Levy $50.00
Marshal's Search and Return of Nulla Bona $38.00
Cancellation of FIFA $25.00

Certified Copy of Court Seal

Item Fee
Certified Copy of Court Seal $2.50

Exemplified Copy

Item Fee
Exemplified Copy $10.00

Appeals

Item Fee
Cost of Superior Court $206.00
Preparation
Certified Copy $2.50
Copy of Each Page $0.25

Interrogatories

Item Fee
Filed at Any Time $10.00

Domestication of Foreign Justice

Item Fee
Domestication of Foreign Justice $10.00

Warrant Application and Issuance

Item Fee
Warrant Application and Issuance $10.00
Dismissal of Warrant Application Hearing $25.00
Dismissal of Felony Warrant $100.00
Dismissal of Misdemeanor Warrant $50.00

Deposit Account Fraud Citation

Item Fee
Deposit Account Fraud Citation $25.00
Dismissal of Citation $25.00