Court Costs & Deposits

Required Deposits of the General Division
The General Division requires the following  funds to be placed on deposit for each civil action or proceeding filed with the Clerk of Courts.

Foreclosure

 $665.00

Order of Sale and Alias Order of Sale

$665.00

Additional parcels

$200.00

Complaints

$315.00

Original jury demand

$100.00

Amended complaints

$35.00 

Each defendant to be served

$8.00 

Third party complaints and intervener complaints

$200.00

Each defendant or third party to be served

$8.00

Counterclaim, cross claim

$35.00

Each defendant to be served

$8.00

Judgment Writ

$140.00

Cognovit with Certificate of Judgment

$315.00

Cognovit without Certificate of Judgment

$290.00

Friendly Suit Certificate of Title

$290.00

Bond substitution for mechanic's lien

$290.00

Auto license appeal

$258.00

Notice of Appeal (12th District Court)

$225.00

Original Court of Appeals Action

$225.00

Certificate of Judgment from within the State of Ohio

$25.00

Certificate of Judgment issued to another court

$5.00

Foreign Judgment from another state

$30.00

Release of Certificate of Judgment

$5.00

Foreign County Sheriff Service

$30.00

Garnishments

$135.00

Garnishee service fee

$10.00

Proceedings in Aid of Execution

$150.00

Regular copies/per page

$.10

Certified copies/per page

$2.00

Authenticated copy

$6.00


Individuals requesting to waive costs must have an application approved by a judge.

Required Deposits of the Domestic Relations Division

The following funds must be placed on deposit for each DOMESTIC RELATIONS action or proceeding filed in the Clerk of Courts. 

Divorce Complaints, Counter Complaints, Cross Complaints:    
With Children


$379.00

Without Children


$261.00

Dissolutions:    
With Children


$321.00

Without Children


$196.00

Complaints for Custody and/or Support


$311.00

Service by Publication Fee


$91.0
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Post Decree Motions and Counter Motion


$100.00

Agreed Entries


 $50.00


Guardian Ad Litem (deposit)


$1200.00

Standing Process Server Affidavit/Entry

 $25.00