Filing Fees & Costs

Civil Action

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Garnishment

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service on Garnishee (First Copy)$50
Sheriff's Service per each additional defendant to be served$6


Dispossessory

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$25
Sheriff's Service Fee for Eviction / Serving of Writ of Possession (Payable to Liberty County Sheriff's Department)$25


Writ of Fieri Facias (Fi Fa)

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$25
Fee for Issuance of Writ of Fi Fa$4
Cost to Cancel Writ of Fi Fa$25


Post-Judgment Interrogatory

ItemAmount
Filing Costs (Judgment from Liberty County Magistrate Court)$10
Filing Costs (Judgment from another court)$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served (applies to judgment from another court)$50


Abandoned Motor Vehicles Lien Foreclosure Affidavit

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$10


Mechanic's / Materialmen's Lien


ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Writ of Possession for Foreclosure on Personal Property

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$49
Sheriff's Service per each defendant to be served$50


Subpoena

ItemAmount
Filing Costs$5
Sheriff's Service Fee$10


Criminal Warrant / Pre-Warrant Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee, irrespective of whether warrant issued$10


Bad Check Warrant Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee, irrespective of whether warrant issued$5


Good Behavior Bond Application

ItemAmount
Application Fee -Initial Filing, irrespective of whether application is approved$20
Application Fee - Extension of Good Behavior Bond, irrespective of whether application is approved$25
Application for Rule Nisi for Indirect Criminal ContemptNO FEE
Sheriff's Service Fee  (applies to all Good Behavior Bond applications)
$25


Magistrate Court Miscellaneous Costs

ItemAmount
Copy, Certified, first page$2.50
Copy, Certified, each page after first$0.50
Copy, Uncertified, per page$1.00
Copy, Faxed or Electronic, first page$2.50
Copy, Faxed or Electronic, each additional page$1.00
Copy, Audio Court Recording, per case$10.00
Copy, Open Records Request, per page$0.10
Copy, Open Records Request retrieval and copying taking longer than 15 minutes, per request (current prorated hourly salary of lowest paid full-time employee)$16.44


Note

The filing fees and court costs are subject to change, pursuant to enacted laws and/or revisions. If you have questions concerning any fees or court cost, contact the Liberty County Magistrate Court at 912-368-2063.