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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