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Court Services - Circuit Court Filing Fees

Beginning March 1, 2016, a new $25.00 electronic filing system (EFS) fee is required to be paid at the start of each "civil action" for which a filing fee is required. Civil action is defined in 2015 PA 230 (to be codified at MCL 600.1985) as "an action that is not a criminal case, a civil infraction action, a proceeding commenced in the probate court under section 3982 of the estates and protected individuals code, 1988 PA 386, MCL 700.3982, or a proceeding involving a juvenile under chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A.1 to 712A.32." Review the SCAO Administrative Memorandum 2016-02 Electronic Filing System (EFS) Fee Resource memorandum Adobe Reader is requesired to View File for more details.


Judgment Entry Fee Refund Request:  Click Here Adobe Reader is requesired to View File


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Civil case - $175.00

Divorce without Children - $175.00

Divorce with Children - $255.00

Support case - $235.00

Custody case - $255.00

Restoration of Drivers license - $175.00

Jury Demand Fee - $85.00

Appeals to Circuit Court  - $175.00

Appeals from Circuit Court  - $25.00

Paternity case – No charge


Post Judgment Change of Domicile Motion - $20.00

Post Judgment Support Motion - $60.00

Post Judgment Support/Parenting/Custody Motion - $100.00

Civil or Open Domestic case Motion Fee - $20.00

Criminal Motion Fee – no charge


Notarizing a document - $1.00 per signature

Writ of Garnishment, Execution or Judgment Debtor, Discovery Subpoena - $15.00

Copies - per page - $ .50

Certified Copies - $10.00 for the first page $1.00 additional pages of the same document.

Divorce Packets - $40.00


This page originated on June 26, 2015 and was last modified on May 11, 2016

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