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City Court Fees

Fees must be paid by Cash, Debit Card, MasterCard, Visa, Certified Check, Money Order or Bank Check made payable to:
City Court of (fill in name of Court).

Personal checks are not accepted.

Small Claims / Commercial claims
Filing a small claim <=$1,000

Filing a small claim >$1,000

File a counterclaim to a small claim $  5.00 plus .48 postage per defendant
Filing a commercial claim $25.00 plus 5.61 postage per defendant
Postage (electronic return receipt)

$5.61 postage includes: .48 First Class mail,
.48 First Class mail, 3.30 Certified Mail and
1.35 Electronic Return Receipt
$  5.61 per defendant (effective 1/26/14)
Filing a counterclaim to a commercial claim $  5.00 plus .48 postage per defendant
Filing first paper, etc. $45.00
Satisfaction of judgment, etc. $  6.00
Demand for jury trial $70.00
Exemplification $15.00
Certifying a paper $  6.00
Filing notice of trial $40.00
Information Subpoena $  3.00
Trial De Novo $75.00
Transcript of Judgment $  6.00
Consumer Credit Transaction $95.00 (+ $45.00 Filing Fee)
Notice of Appeal $30.00

9th Judicial District