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Complaint for Monetary Damages:

 Up to $49,999

 $124.00

 Over $49,999 to $100,000

 $234.00

 Over $100,000 to $500,000

 $294.00

 Over $500,000

 $344.00

Petitions for Compromise Settlement (e.g. Infant Settlements):

$50,000 or less

 $70.00

Over $50,000 up to $100,000

 $80.00

Over $100,000

 $90.00

All other Complaints (including divorces): $84.00

Confessed Judgment:

Fees based on same schedule as Complaint plus $10.00 for docket fee and postage for certified mail, if applicable.

Counterclaim (Clerk's fee based on amount of judgment):

Up to $49,999

$119.00

Over $49,999 to $100,000

$219.00

Over $100,000 to $500,000

$269.00

Over $500,000

$319.00

 

Third Party Complaint (Writ tax and clerk's fee based on amount):

Up to $49,999

$124.00

Over $49,999 to $100,000

$234.00

Over $100,000 to $500,000

$294.00

Over $500,000

$344.00

Petition to Restore Operator's License: $84.00

Petition for Habeas Corpus: $37.00

Condemnation Actions, other than Commonwealth: $49.00

Petition to Release Condemnation Funds: $29.00

Petition for Erroneous Assessment: $84.00

Petition for Name Change: $39.00

Adoptions:

Petition for Domestic Adoption
$89.00 
Petition for Foreign Adoption $39.00
Registration of Foreign Adoption
$84.00

Petition to Encumber Church Property: $29.00

Other Equity Actions: $84.00

Declaratory Judgment or Mechanic's Lien Suit for more than $49,999 up to $100,000  $94.00
Declaratory Judgment or Mechanic's Lien Suit for over $100,000
$107,00

Garnishments:

Up to $500.00  $35.50 (plus service of summons and fifa)
More than $500.00  $45.50 (plus service of summons and fifa)

Attachments:

Up to $500.00  $39.00
More than $500.00  $49.00

Petition to Reopen Case (Reinstatement): Show Cause Rule  $29.00 plus Service fees

                                                                    Petition to Modify: $84.00 plus Service fees

Petition to Appoint Church Trustees: $29.00

Show Cause Order for Distribution: $29.00

Application for Concealed Handgun Permit: $50.00

Request for Subpoena Pursuant to Foreign Depositions Act:

Depositions Only
 $22.00:$10.00 Clerk's fee plus $12.00 Sheriff fee
Depos & Documents
 $27.00: $15.00 Clerk's fee plus $12.00 Sheriff fee

Preparation of Appeal to Court of Appeals or Supreme Court: $20.00

Request for Subpoena Duces Tecum: $5.00

Interrogatories (Includes Service): $30.50

Service fees (* These fees made payable to the serving agency):

Sheriff $12.00 for each paper served
Fifa (levy)
$25.00
To Department of Motor Vehicles
$28.00* plus Sheriff's Fee
To State Corporation Commission
$30.00* plus Sheriff's Fee
To Secretary of the Commonwealth
$28.00*

Please follow the statute and include the required certified mailing forms.